Jasmine oil is one of the most popular scents in perfumery today. It is often referred to as the king of essential oils (and rose as the queen of essential oils) because it is so widely used. But did you know that there is no true jasmine essential oil? Essential oils are steam distilled.

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About Jasmine Oil

Jasmine oil comes from several species of vines and is native to all continents except North America. Many of the species are native to tropical and warm temperature regions. This plant is a member of the olive family; its name has different meaning and different uses in each region. In Arabic and Persian it means “a gift from God” The fragile, evergreen climbing shrub will have dark green leaves and star shaped flowers reaching to approximately thirty three feet tall. It is usually picked at night when its aroma is most intense.

Jasmine oil is extracted from the flowers and used in many different ways; it is most often used in perfumes, lotions, massage oils, and aromatherapy. Depending which variety of flower is used the white or yellow flowers have a very fragrant aroma. Each flower will produce different scented oil. This absolute has a sweet, exotic and richly floral smell. It will take 1,000 pounds of flowers to yield approximately one pound of liquid concrete from which the absolute oil is extracted. Its chemical composition has over one hundred constituents, the main ones are benzyl acetate, linalool, benzyl alcohol, indole, benzyl benzoate, cis-jasmone, geranial, methyl anthranilate and trace amounts of p-cresol farnesol, cis-3-hexenyl benzoate, eugenot, nerol, ceosol, benzoic acid, benzaldehyde, y-terpineol, Nero idol, isohytol, phytol.

Some people may have an allergic reaction to the oil. However, jasmine oil is a non-toxic, non-irritant and generally non-sensitizing oil. During pregnancy jasmine oil should not be used. It is used in child birth to help relieve pain of contractions. After child birth it will help to promote the flow of breast milk, and reduce the scarring caused by stretch marks by increasing the elasticity of the skin. Jasmine oil has many beneficial uses for treating depression, nerve problems, respiratory system, and muscle pain.

The most common complaints that are treated with jasmine oil are depression and nervousness. It is widely used to promote relaxation and easing of tension. As a blended massage oil, in the bath, it has similar uses with treating post partum depression, aiding in relaxation, easing muscle pain. In the form lotions and creams it is used for dry, greasy or sensitive skin, as well as being used to reduce stretch marks and other scars.

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