According to science, Ylang-Ylang Essential Oil is a mental stimulant. This oil is considered as one of the best at relaxing the mind and the body. Simply smelling it is supposed to help lower blood pressure.
Taking a bath with the oil, using it in a massage oil or placing a few drops in a diffuser naturally enhances the relaxation experience. It is used to relieve stress, depression, shock, or anxiety. When used as a hair tonic, it is supposed to balance oil production.