Meaning & Benefits of Ylang Ylang Incense

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Ylang Ylang is a tropical tree which is native to India, Malaysia, the Phillipines, and Queensland Australia.

It’s essence is a popular ingredient in the perfume industry.

Species Name: Cananga odorata

What Does Ylang Ylang Incense Smell Like?

Ylang Ylang is often described as a rich, floral aroma with a slight sweetness, with notes of jasmine, custard, banana, neroli, honey, and spice.

When it is used as an ingredient in incense, many of the high-notes fade into the background and the fragrance becomes richer and smokier. It is common for ylang ylang extracts to be used, because they can provide a stronger, more accurate scent when burned.

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Metaphysical Meaning of Ylang Ylang Incense

Ylang Ylang is considered symbolic of harmony.

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