Cananga Essential Oil


ORIGIN Madagascar SCIENTIFC NAME Cananga odorata PART USES Flowers PROCESSING METHOD Steam Distilled DESCRIPTION/COLOR/CONSISTENCY A thin pale to dark yellow liquid. AROMA Cananga has a strong, sweet, exotic, deeply floral and heady top note. BLEND WITH Rosewood, Jasmine, Vetiver, Bergamot, Mimosa, Cassia and Rose. PRODUCT ABSTRACT Cananga is a tall tropical tree up to 20m high with large, fragrant flowers that can be pink, mauve or yellow. The yellow flowers are considered best for extracting the essential oil. Also called Perfume Tree and Ylang Ylang (or ‘flower of flowers’), it is a common tree in Indonesia, with Ylang Ylang blossoms from the f. genuina, and Cananga blossoms from f. macrophylla of the Canangium odorata. Its fragrant flowers are worn for personal adornment, and the fresh flowers are strewn on the beds of newly married couples. Our Cananga Essential Oil is the fourth distillation of the oil from the flowers. CAUTIONS Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.