Ylang-ylang is widely praised for its fragrant, floral properties. The ylang-ylang tree is native to the rainforests of tropical Asian countries and is now more widely grown. It has an exotic quality that is coveted by many perfumers; similar to that of jasmine. Its sweet odour is fragrant yet delicate and therefore is a popular choice in floral and oriental scents. Ylang-ylang oil is praised for its aromatherapy benefits and is said to reduce anxiety. Used as both an essential oil and in fragrances, ylang-ylang is a much-loved floral note. Discover our guide to the best ylang-ylang perfumes here.