Posted by Gravitate Master on 10/25/2010 to Oils
What is ylang-ylang? Ylang-ylang is an essential oil that is extracted from a ylang-ylang tree. It is used for a lot of medical purposes and can be very soothing and helpful with healing.
It is no wonder, then, that it is such a popular choice for couples who want to spice up their sex life. Ylang-ylang naturally relaxes the body. It calms both emotionally and physically, which bring about the ideal atmosphere for lovemaking.
It also works as an aphrodisiac. When people smell ylang-ylang it brings about heightened sexual awareness. It is thought to be because ylang-ylang has a very sweet, attractive smell.
People who want to take advantage of ylang-ylangs aphrodisiac properties can use in with aromatherapy and massage therapy. A lot of couples that have been struggling with sexual frustration are prescribed massage therapy with ylang-ylang. Massage is another natural way to trigger the body and relax the body, bringing on a better chance for sexual awareness and feelings.
Lovers can take turns massaging ylang-ylang essential oil on each other. Full body massages eases tense muscles and helps with stimulation. Both help with sensuality.
People who are suffering from poor libido can have their sex life improved by a massage with ylang-ylang. However, be careful to test ylang-ylang out before hand on a section of your skin. There is a chance of an allergic reaction, and you dont want to have that reaction all over your body.
Massage therapy can help both partners. Take the step a little further by setting the mood while giving the massages. A good option is soft, classical music and lit candles around the room. Simple steps like these can really make a difference.