Sacred Spell Ylang-Ylang essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of fresh flowers from ylang-ylang tree::Known by users for its properties as an antidepressant, antiseborrheic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, hypotensive, nervine, and sedative substance in different contexts.::Believed to fight depression & relaxe the body; thereby driving away anxiety, sadness, and chronic stress by uplifting mood and inducing feelings of hope. Used by those undergoing depression after a shock or an accident.::Considered to have aphrodisiac properties::Directions for use: Essential Oils should be diluted with carrier oils & not applied directly on skin or hair. Though not toxic, some users witness irritation, dermatitis or sensitization in the skin when used in high concentrations. Not meant for small children or people with medical conditions. Not to be used as substitute for established medical treatment Ylang Ylang (Flower of Flowers) is a tall tropical tree that normally grows wild and is completely resistant to pest and disease, requiring no artificial pesticides or fertilisers. It takes the flowers of fifteen trees to produce one kilo of oil. The oil has a rich, exotic, heady, floral scent. Ylang Ylang is used extensively in expensive perfumery and in aromatherapy it is commonly used as an aphrodisiac. Perfect when used in massage blends, baths or vaporizers to enhance those magic moments. Ylang Ylang is also soothing and relaxing for everyday stresses and strains. Ylang ylang blends well with Sandalwood, Clove Bud, Vetiver, Cinnamon, Patchouli, Lemon and Bergamot Essential Oils, but it is rich enough and full enough to be used on its own. Though essential oils are believed to have therapeutic effects, these should not be used as substitues for proven medical treatments and professional advice needs to be taken for any such use.