Ylang Ylang Extra is intensely sweet, highly floral, and ethereal, with watery undertones. This type of Ylang Ylang is generally the most desirable grade of all the ylang ylang oils. It is used mainly in high-end perfumery. The Extra fraction of Ylang Ylang is the oil that is collected from the first hour of distillation. Ylang Ylang Extra essential oil has many uses in aromatherapy, it can be applied in skincare for acne, on the scalp in rinses to encourage hair growth, to soothe insect bites, for oily skin, and for general skincare. It is also indicated for depression, insomnia, stress-related disorders, and is noted for cases of anxiety in, or fear of intimacy resulting in frigidity or impotence. Ylang Ylang Extra is powerful, extremely sweet, spicy, bold tropical, fruity/floral aroma with a green, woody undertone. Dilute before using. A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.