Magickal Aromatherapy: Ylang Ylang
Ylang ylang is one of my favorite essential oils, just one sniff puts a smile on my face. The oil is extracted from fresh cut yellow shaped star flowers from the ylang ylang tree. It’s commonly found in spots like Indonesia, Philippines, Sumatra, and Polynesia. Ylang ylang means “flower of flowers”. It’s known for it’s sweet floral aroma.
This essential oil is great for fighting depression and soothing the soul. It has an uplifting effect, so it’s a good one to banish sadness and depression. You can burn this oil when you are fatigued or experiencing insomnia. It’s can be used for medical needs such as treating malaria, infections, high blood pressure, inflammation, digestion, and so much more. You will find that it’s commonly used in salves made to heal wounds and bites.
Best of all, ylang ylang oil is an aphrodisiac. It gives the libido a boost and stimulates the senses. Let’s just say that Ylang ylang petals are spread over the beds of married couples in Indonesia due to it’s sexy effects. It’s the kind of oil that makes the second chakra real happy. If there’s ever a time when you feel out of touch with the divine feminine energy, this is the oil that can get you back in sync.
When it comes to uses for magick, the oil is good for rituals and spell work. The planet association is Venus. Its potent energy works wonders in conjuring things into your life such as happiness, love, and pleasure. If you are working on a love spell or sex magick ritual, this is go to oil.
If you want to experience ylang ylang in a magickal way, get some Magick Mist.