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Ylang Ylang Flowers (Cananga Odorata)
  • Ylang Ylang Flowers (Cananga Odorata)

    Cananga odorata is native to tropical Asia, particularly in Indonesia, and is widely cultivated in other tropical regions such as the Philippines, Malaysia, and Madagascar. The essential oil extracted from the flowers of the Cananga odorata tree is used in perfumes, soaps, and other aromatherapy products due to its sweet floral fragrance. The oil is also believed to have various health benefits, such as reducing anxiety and promoting relaxation.


    Cananga odorata is native to tropical Asia, particularly in Indonesia, and it is known by various names in different regions and languages. Here are some of the native names for Cananga odorata:
    - Indonesian: Kenanga or Kenanga hutan
    - Tagalog: Ilang-ilang
    - Malay: Kenanga or Kenanga hutan
    - Javanese: Kemuning or Kenanga
    - Tamil: Ponnaandi
    - Sinhalese: Kaduru
    - Thai: Dok rak or Dok ma yom
    - Vietnamese: Dã tiên or Cẩm tú cầu


    While the flowers of Cananga odorata are not commonly used to make tea, they can be used to make an herbal infusion. Here are some of the potential medicinal uses of Cananga odorata tea:
    1. Brain Chemical Balance: Cananga odorata tea may have a calming effect on the mind and body, making it a popular choice for relaxation and stress relief.  It has been associated to regulate brain chemical unbalances such as depression and anxiety. 
    2. Digestive health: Cananga odorata tea may help improve digestion and relieve digestive issues such as bloating and gas.
    3. Respiratory health: Cananga odorata tea may help soothe respiratory issues such as coughs and congestion.
    4. Sleep aid: Cananga odorata tea may promote relaxation and help improve sleep quality.
    5. Antimicrobial activity: Cananga odorata tea may have antimicrobial properties, which can help fight bacteria and other microorganisms.
    Scientific research on the effectiveness and safety of Cananga odorata tea is limited, and it should not be used as a substitute for medical treatment without consulting a healthcare provider. Additionally, pregnant or breastfeeding women and individuals with certain medical conditions should avoid or use caution when consuming Cananga odorata tea.
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