It helps alleviate stress, relieve pain, reduces inflammation, improves the mood and enhances the libido. Excellent for skin and hair care, and much used in perfumery. A very sensual oil which is perfect for an aphrodisiac massage blend.In addition, it is a natural insect repellent. Ylang comes in four grades, ylang extra, ylang premier, ylang II and ylang complete. All the varieties share a scent that is characterized by a base note with a medium aroma. Their fragrances can be described as sweet, exotic, and floral; however, each higher grade has a slightly less-sweet aroma than the previous grade. Ylang Ylang Essential Oil I: Has the sweetest, brightest scent of the 3 grades and is best suited to aromatherapy applications. Ylang Ylang Essential Oil III: Has the heaviest/darkest scent and is the grade best suited to the manufacturing of scented soaps, candles, shampoos, and other bath and body products. All Varieties: Have anti-depressant, aphrodisiac, euphoric, and sedative properties. They are reputed to tone the nervous and circulatory systems, regulate blood pressure, and calm heart palpitations. They balance sebum production and stabilize several other body functions.