Cananga Oil

What other names is Cananga Oil known by?

Aceite de Cananga, Cananga odorata forma. macrophylla, Canangium odoratum forma. macrophylla, Huile de Cananga, Huile de Cananga Odorant, Huile de Cananga Odorata.

What is Cananga Oil?

Cananga is a plant. The oil taken from the flower is used primarily as an ingredient in foods and cosmetics. Cananga oil does not have any medicinal uses.

In foods, cananga oil is used as a flavoring agent in gelatins, puddings, and beverages.

In cosmetics and soaps, it is used as a fragrance.

Don't confuse cananga oil with ylang ylang oil (oil from Canangium odorata genuina).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Any medicinal use.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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