Ylang ylang oil
A sweet, heavy oil obtained from the freshly picked flowers of the tropical ylang ylang trees (Cananga odorata var genuina). Ylang ylang oil is prepared by steam distillation. It is used as a perfume, antiseptic, and as a treatment for insect bites.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Cananga odorata var genuina; olio di ylang ylang (It)
Hazards and Safety
Skin contact may cause irritation.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 589