Cananga odorata. Widely regarded as one of the most romantic of fragrances, Ylang Ylang means "flower of flowers" in the Philippines. It is a Malaysian tropical flower that yields an exotic, aphrodisiac aroma cherished by many aromatherapists and perfume makers. Very sensual, balancing, and comforting. Ylang Ylang has a soothing and calming effect on the skin and is suitable for all skin types.