Dear Customer,

Due to the rising costs of administering small orders, we are instituting a policy for minimum orders of $100, in our efforts to keep costs to as low as possible and offer the best wholesale pricing in the industry.

For orders less than $100, a small order administration fee of $20 will apply. This policy will be effective February 3rd, 2014. We truly regret any inconvenience that this might cause.

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Cananga Essential Oil

Average Product Rating: 4.8 / 5 (Based on 11 Customer Reviews)

Botanical Name: Cananga odorata

Main Constituents:
Germacrene: 20%

Plant Part: Flowers

Origin: Madagascar

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Description / Color / Consistency: A thin pale to dark yellow liquid.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Cananga has a strong, sweet, exotic, deeply floral and heady top note.

Blends With: Rosewood, Jasmine, Vetiver, Bergamot, Cassia and Rose.

Product Abstract: Cananga is a tall tropical tree up to 20m high with large, fragrant flowers that can be pink, mauve or yellow. The yellow flowers are considered best for extracting the essential oil. Also called Perfume Tree and Ylang Ylang (or 'flower of flowers'), it is a common tree in Indonesia, with Ylang Ylang blossoms from the f. genuina, and Cananga blossoms from f. macrophylla of the Canangium odorata. Its fragrant flowers are worn for personal adornment, and the fresh flowers are strewn on the beds of newly married couples. Our Cananga Essential Oil is the fourth distillation of the oil from the flowers.

Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.

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Customers may purchase products from New Directions Aromatics Inc. only with the clear understanding that all products must be used at their own discretion, and only after referring to the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and all other relevant technical information specific to the product. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be held responsible for any damages to property or for any adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).

New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be responsible for any damages resulting from use of or reliance upon this information. The user of the product is solely responsible for compliance with all laws and regulations applying to the use of the products, including the intellectual property rights of third parties.

The certifications, statements and product descriptions shown on this website are strictly for information purposes only. The information in this document is obtained from current and reliable sources but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. Nothing contained herein should be considered as a recommendation by New Directions Aromatics Inc. as to the fitness for any use.

Further, New Directions Aromatics is not responsible for the comments made in the customer reviews, nor when products are used in ways not suitable to their purpose (for example, fragrance oils in toothpaste; bath salts in metal containers; additives used in larger amounts than recommended).

As with any manufacturing process, New Directions Aromatics strongly recommends small lab scale testing for evaluation purposes prior to full commercial manufacturing. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of New Directions Aromatics Inc., no representation or warranty, expressed or implied is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s) (including damage or injury), or the results obtained.

The liability of New Directions Aromatics Inc. is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be liable for any errors or delays regarding an order, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).

IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.

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Submited By: Robert from Prescot, California on
Loyal Customer Since: 2013
Rating: Star

this is like the grown up version of ylang ylang, more green, less sweet, herbaceous and slightly woody. It doesn't have the cloying sweetness of ylang ylang and it can be disguised into a blend where ylang ylang could overpower.
Submited By: Tiffany from Morrisville, Pennsylvania on
Loyal Customer Since: 2012
Rating: Star

I loathe this scent in the bottle but, oddly, I love it in dilution. I haven't bothered to blend it because it doesn't need support.
Submited By: Breanne from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan on
Loyal Customer Since: 2013
Rating: Star

I should've read the reviews a little more carefully. This does smell a lot like ylang ylang. It's very pleasant, though.
Submited By: Paul from Long Beach, California on
Loyal Customer Since: 2012
Rating: Star

This oil smells like Ylang Ylang because it is the same plant (look at the Latin name). It just comes from south Asia from where it originates; not like Ylang Ylang that was transplanted to Madagascar. I personally like this version over the Ylang Ylang because it smells fresher and not overly sweet. Maybe it smells this way because it comes from the soils where it originates from.
Submited By: Lauretta from San Diego, California on
Loyal Customer Since: 2010
Rating: Star

this is incredibly similar to ylang ylang, so unless you are a true EO connaisseur, you probably only need to own one of them. This is also super strong right out of the bottle, so I recommend diluting it before use.
Submited By: Amanda from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on
Loyal Customer Since: 2010
Rating: Star

Creamy and luxurious, this could be ylang-ylang's sassy little sister. It's presence is a gentler floral, a bit more herbal too. Very useful in feminine romantic blends!
Submited By: Jan from Oakville, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

This oil is absolutely divine smelling. It's strong, very floral smelling, similar to rose but much less expensive. I'd also like to take this opportunity to thank the New Directions staff for being so incredibly efficient and friendly when I pick up my supplies.
Submited By: Sandi from Vancouver, British Columbia on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

I'm not sure what the difference between this and Ylang Ylang is. When it comes to ylang ylang I prefer the ylang ylang extra. When I'm making soap and I want the scent of ylang ylang but I don't want to use the good/expensive stuff I use the Cananga. It smells like a leafier version of ylang ylang which seems to last longer than a floral/higher note version.
Submited By: Larry from Roebling, New Jersey on
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
Rating: Star

this is great for any aromatic blends that call for ylang-ylang,helps to save a lot of money
Submited By: Joely from Topeka, Kansas on
Loyal Customer Since: 2006
Rating: Star

You're right Jennifer! It does smell like Ylang Ylang - and Since they were BO on Ylang Ylang when I ordered I am very happy to have bought this instead! A beautiful perfume EO!
Submited By: Jennifer from St. Louis, Missouri on
Loyal Customer Since: 2006
Rating: Star

Very lovely and sensual smell; it smells like Ylang Ylang for less cost.