Jasmine Absolute Oil
Jasmine absolute oil is rich, deeply floral scent that just about everyone loves. It has antidepressant and aphrodisiac properties. In India it’s called the “Queen of the Night”. It’s associated with Kama, the Hindu god of love.
Jasmine absolute oil is a costly oil. It takes about 2,000 pounds of jasmine flowers to produce one pound of oil. But it uplifting and is well worth the price. It makes a good massage oil for mothers about to give birth. Don’t use it in early pregnancy because it is stimulating.
Try adding jasmine to a blend to use while studying to see if it will help your memory. It will darken with age.
Woman's Hands Decorated with Henna, Rajasthan, India
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Botanical Name - Jasminum grandiflorum
Common Method Of Extraction - Solvent extracted
Parts Used - Flowers
Note Classification - Middle
Aroma - Warm, rich and deeply floral
Largest Producing Countries - India, France, Italy, and China
Traditional Use - This oil is used extensively in soaps, toiletries, cosmetics, and perfumes. Jasmine has a long history in perfumery including Cleopatra and Louis XVI. It has also been used for headaches and skin problems.
Properties - Analgesic (mild), antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, aphrodisiac, carminative, emmenagogue, expectorant, tonic (uterine).
Benefits - Bronchial spasms, cough, depression, dysmenorrhea, eczema, headache, hoarseness, labor pains, laryngitis, memory stimulation, menstrual problems, prostate problems, skin irritation.
Blends Well With - Bergamot, clary sage, clove, coriander, ginger, grapefruit, lemon, mandarin, neroli, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, and ylang ylang. It has the ability to round off any rough notes and blends with virtually everything.
Safety Data –
Jasmine absolute oil
is for external use only. This oil may cause sensitivity in some individuals. Don’t use this oil while pregnant or breast feeding.
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