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Ylang Ylang Essential Oil, Nature's Perfume!

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil, Nature's Perfume!

What is ylang ylang? (pronounced EE-lang EE-lang")  Most people, myself included, upon their first encounter with this exotic frangrance, can't seemed to pronounce it or even figure out what it is. If this is the case with you as you're reading this, let me provide you with a little background. Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata) is the flower of the cananga tree. It is native to the Malaysian/Indonesian region where it has since spread to many parts of the world's sub-tropical and tropical regions, including Central & South America and the Caribbean. (I've actually came across this tree in several locations in St....

Fragrance Oil vs Essential Oils

I've been making products for 10 years and I've met customers from all over. Many will say to me  "I'm allergic to lavender." I am always curious to know if they are actually allergic to lavender essential oil or lavender fragrance oils and trust me, there's a huge difference. Many fail to realize that most products use lavender fragrance not essential oil of lavender. What's the difference you ask, well essentials oils are distilled from the bark, root, leaves and other materials of a plant, shrub or tree. Also, essentials oils are used for aromatherapy because of the ir therapeutic and...