from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tropical Asian tree (Cananga odorata) having fragrant greenish-yellow flowers that yield an oil used in perfumery.
- n. An oil or a perfume obtained from the flowers of this tree.
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- n. Alternative spelling of ylang ylang.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See ihlang-ihlang.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tall tree of the custard-apple family, Cananga odorata, native in Java and the Philippines, cultivated throughout India and the tropics. It bears drooping yellow flowers, 3 inches long, which furnish the ylang-ylang oil of perfumers.
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- n. evergreen Asian tree with aromatic greenish-yellow flowers yielding a volatile oil; widely grown in the tropics as an ornamental
The addition of orange blossom and ylang-ylang yields an altogether hypnotic floral.
Put seven to 10 drops of essential oils in the tub, such as chamomile, lavender or ylang-ylang.
• Openness center: Apply rose oil or ylang-ylang oil to the area around your heart and on the center of your back, right between your “wings.”
Its notes of carnation, ylang-ylang, and violet converge for an earthy spiciness that comes on strong at first.
A treasured memory of the blending of ylang-ylang and sandalwood oils with an almond base in massage school, leading into a rancid smell of neglect and regret of expense wasted as that same mixture gathered dust in passing years.
Left-wing critics charge, with no apparent sense of irony, that the French mainland wants to exploit Mayotte for its vanilla beans and the aromatic oil of the ylang-ylang tree.
According to Aromatherapy for Lovers, the essential oils of jasmine, neroli, and ylang-ylang can further enhance relaxation and arousal for her.
They both elevate your mood, but the ylang-ylang also elevates your theoretical earnings.
Look for those that have the scent of ylang-ylang.
It can be successfully blended with the oils of sandalwood, lavender, and ylang-ylang, and applied to the inside crease of your elbow to stabilize the emotions.