Cananga Essential Oil

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Cananga Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
COMMON NAME Cananga
BOTANICAL NAME Cananga odorata var macrophylla
PLANT PARTS USED Flower
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN Indonesia
From the same botanical family as Ylang Ylang, Cananga has a similar but less delicate and floral fragrance. It is sometimes used as a more affordable option to Ylang Ylang, and while considered of lesser quality for perfumery, its woodier scent is preferred in men’s fragrances.
Nature/Essence – Heady & Uplifting
 
SKIN ICON 72pxFOR THE SKIN
Cananga is used for balancing both oily and dry skin and to soothe itchy bites. It can be sensitising so use in very low amounts.
 
MIND ICON 72pxFOR THE MIND
Cananga is helpful to ease nervous tension, and has a mood elevating effect. It is suggested to help balance blood pressure during times of stress and anger. Use with care, Cananga may cause headaches if used in high concentrations.
 
HOME ICON 72pxFOR THE HOME
Diffuse a small concentration in the bedroom for reputed aphrodisiac effects and to promote sleep and relaxation.
BLENDS WELL WITH
Jasmine, Vetiver, Bergamot, Cassia and Rose

 

Appearance Pale yellow to amber oil
Odour Description Sweet-balsamic, harsh, tenaceous, slightly woody, floral
Main Constituents Beta-caryophyllene, cis-gamma-bisabolene, alph-humulene, germacrene D
Specific Gravity Min 0.903 Max0.923
Optical Rotation Min-40 Max -15
Refractive Index Min 1.495 Max1.506

Typical GC analysis
CANANGA-125
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use

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