Canaga essential oil comes from the flowers of the Canaga tree. It is a tropical tree native to Southeast Asia. It is prized for its delicately scented yellow flowers the bloom in dropping clusters.
Canaga oil has a lot in common with ylang ylang essential oil and belongs to the same family. It is often used as an economical substitute to ylang ylang as it resembles ylang ylang fragrance but is less floral and green when its comes to aroma.
It has a floral, sweet-balsamic tenacious and slightly woody aroma. It helps to soothe nervous system and helps reduce stress and promote calmness.
Skin: It is often used in skincare to promote rejunivation and to ease discomfort from insect bites. It has balancing and rejuvenating effect on the skin and is beneficial for combination skin, irritated skin, and areas with uneven skin tone.
Hair: It can also be used to stimulate hair growth and help deal with hair loss or thinning of hair.
Mind: Canaga oils helps reduce feelings of anxiousness and stress. It helps to naturally improve mood, and promote feelings of balance and peace.
Caution: Avoid during pregnancy and with sensitive skin. It can cause possible sensitization in some individuals, so use in very low concentration only. It is important to note that all Essential Oils are extremely concentrated in nature and if to be applied on the skin or body, should always be diluted upto a maximum dosage of 4% in a suitable carrier oil.