Ylang Ylang Diffuser Blends - 10 Joyful Essential Oil Recipes

Are you looking for some new diffuser blends to try? Or maybe you're just curious about what Ylang Ylang essential oil can do for your wellness routine. Either way, you're in the right place! In this blog post, we'll be sharing some of our favorite Ylang Ylang diffuser blends, as well as discussing some of the benefits of using this floral essential oil. So, whether you're a beginner or an experienced essential oil user, keep reading to learn more!
Ylang Ylang Diffuser Blends - 10 Joyful Essential Oil Recipes by Loving Essential Oils

Ylang Ylang essential oil is steam distilled from flowers and produces a very intense aroma. It is popular for skin care, natural perfume, and hair care. It is also a favorite for calming and improving mood. Ylang Ylang Diffuser Blends are a great way to take advantage of all the benefits this oil offers.

Inhaling the powerful, exotic, floral aroma of ylang ylang relaxes the mind and boosts feelings of happiness. There are many ways to use this oil. The most common way of using Ylang Ylang is through a diffuser blend. These blends are created by mixing the essential oil with water and then adding it to a diffuser.

The diffuser will release the scent of the essential oil (or oils) into the air, which can help people feel more relaxed and calm. Diffusing ylang ylang oil can also help to naturally perfume the air. Let's look a little closer at the benefits of ylang ylang for health and wellness.

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Diffuser Benefits by Loving Essential Oils

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Diffuser Benefits

Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata) oil has a very strong scent, 1-2 drops may be all you need, otherwise, it can be overpowering. It is steam distilled from the large golden yellow star-shaped flowers. Ylang ylang oil has a pleasant, mood enhancing scent.

Here are several diffuser benefits for ylang ylang:

  • Lower the body’s stress responses
  • Encourages feelings of joy and euphoria
  • Soothes skin irritations
  • Eases physical and emotional tension
  • Calms a rapid heartbeat
  • Increases feelings of well-being
  • Uplifts and calms the mind

What Blends Well with Ylang Ylang?

Ylang Ylang essential oil blends well with:

  • Bergamot
  • Cinnamon
  • Clove
  • Geranium
  • Ginger
  • Grapefruit
  • Frankincense
  • Jasmine
  • Lavender
  • Lemon
  • Patchouli
  • Sweet Marjoram
  • Sweet Orange
  • Sandalwood
  • Tangerine
  • Vetiver

What does ylang ylang essential oil smell like?

The ylang ylang flowers are handpicked early in the morning and distilled immediately to preserve the fragrance. It has been used in some of the most expensive perfumes for its exotic aroma. Ylang ylang is a middle-base note essential oil.

Ylang ylang oil has a strong floral smell that is rich and sweet. It has a reputation as an aphrodisiac, use it in romantic oil blends.

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10 Ylang Ylang Diffuser Blends

When it comes to essential oils, there are a few popular oils that tend to get all the love. However, there are many other essential oils that have incredible benefits as well. One such oil is ylang ylang. This oil has a sweet, floral scent and offers a variety of benefits for health and wellness. In addition to using ylang ylang oil on its own, you can also create blends with other essential oils to enhance its effects.

Add one of the ylang ylang essential oil recipes below to diffuser with recommended water for your diffuser tank. Turn on the machine and enjoy the aroma. I like to use a 100-200 ml water tank diffuser but you can use whatever size you prefer.

Here are a few recipes for ylang ylang essential oil blends that you can try at home.

1. Just Rest

Ylang Ylang has calmative and sedative properties. This blend is filled with calming oils that are perfect when you need to relax and get some rest. Try this recipe in a bedtime room spray. 

  • 3 drops Sandalwood
  • 2 drops Lavender
  • 2 drops Ylang Ylang
  • 2 drops Copaiba
  • 1 drop Sweet Marjoram


    Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Diffuser Blends by Loving Essential Oils | Just rest with sandalwood, lavender, ylang ylang, copaiba, and sweet marjoram

    2. Accomplishment

    Ylang Ylang has a lovely sweet scent. Diffuse this oil blend in your home to create an atmosphere of cleanliness and peace.

    • 3 drops Lavender
    • 3 drops Black Spruce
    • 2 drops Ylang Ylang
    • 1 drops Roman Chamomile


      Ylang Ylang Diffuser Blend by Loving Essential Oils | Accomplishment with lavender, black spruce, ylang ylang, and roman chamomile

      3. Opulence

      Ylang ylang scent combinations are abundant, this one with patchouli and pink pepper may be a little unexpected but it is rich and bold. 

      • 3 drops Patchouli
      • 2 drops Ylang Ylang
      • 1 drop Pink Pepper


        Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Blends by Loving Essential Oils | Opulence with patchouli, ylang ylang, and pink pepper

        4. Pretty Relaxed Diffuser Blend

        This cypress, ylang ylang, and lavender blend is great to diffuse after a long day at work or school. 

        • 3 drops Lavender
        • 3 drops Cypress
        • 2 drops Ylang Ylang


          Diffuser Blends with Ylang Ylang by Loving Essential Oils | Pretty Relaxed with lavender, cypress, and ylang ylang

          5. Lights Out

          Looking for a nighttime recipe? This blend has some of the most popular sleep essential oils.

          • 2 drops Lavender
          • 2 drops  Cedarwood
          • 2 drops Vetiver
          • 2 drops Ylang Ylang


            Ylang Ylang Diffuser Recipes by Loving Essential Oils | Lights Out with lavender, cedarwood, vetiver, and ylang ylang

            6. Relax, Calm Down Diffuser Recipe

            Inhale this diffusion to diminish emotional and physical tension, let it melt away for a calm and relaxed mind and body. 

            • 3 drops Bergamot
            • 2 drops Frankincense
            • 2 drops Ylang Ylang


              Essential Oil Blend with Ylang Ylang by Loving Essential Oils | Relax, Calm Down with bergamot, frankincense, and ylang ylang

              7. Unwind Essential Oil Blend

              A top choice for meditation and contemplation, or use to unwind after a stressful day.

              • 6 drops Orange (Sweet or Wild)
              • 2 drops Ylang Ylang
              • 1 drop Spearmint


                Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Recipes by Loving Essential Oils | Unwind with orange, ylang ylang, and spearmint

                8. Strong Women

                Let this trio of oils create harmony throughout the mind, body, and heart. 

                • 4 drops Clary Sage
                • 2 drops Geranium
                • 2 drops Ylang Ylang


                  What essential oils blend well with ylang ylang by Loving Essential Oils | Strong Women with clary sage, geranium, and ylang ylang

                  9. Ylangy Musk

                  The intense and exotic fragrance of patchouli blends well with ylang ylang and grapefruit.

                  • 4 drops Patchouli
                  • 2 drops Grapefruit
                  • 2 drops Ylang Ylang


                    Ylang Ylang Diffuser Recipe - Encourages Euphoria & Joy! by Loving Essential Oils | Ylangy Musk with patchouli, grapefruit, and ylang ylang

                    10. Levelheaded Oil Blend

                    Lime essential oil has a bright and sparkly aroma. It is like an infusion of energy when inhaled.

                    • 4 drops Lime
                    • 4 drops Frankincense
                    • 2 drops Ylang Ylang


                    Ylang Ylang Essential Oil in Diffuser by Loving Essential Oils - Levelheaded with lime, frankincense, and ylang ylang

                    Safety Guidelines

                    Diffuse 30 minutes to 1 hour at a time, read more about how long to diffuse oils.

                    It is best not to apply undiluted essential oils onto the skin. When using essential oils topically on the skin, be sure to dilute with a carrier oil like jojoba oil or sweet almond oil. 

                    Using essential oils can improve a person’s emotional, physical, and mental state. For best results, make sure you use pure essential oils and learn how to use them properly.

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