Jasminum officinalis

Origin: Egypt
Family: Oleaceae
Part used: Flowers

Jasmine can be either deciduous or evergreen and can grow tall and spreading as climbing shrubs and vines. The flowers are usually around 2.5 cm in diameter. Jasmine is native to tropical and subtropical regions of Eurasia, Australasia and Oceania. Widely cultivated for its flowers, Jasmine is grown in many gardens, used in tea and in cultural rituals around the world. Characterised by its rich floral aroma, it is a very valuable oil and is used extensively in the perfume industry. It is also commonly used for its antiseptic, antispasmodic and sedative properties.
Fragrance notes
Rich, sweet and intoxicating with a warm and sensual undertone.

Blending notes
Blends well with: Rose, Sandalwood, Myrrh and Mandarin.
Jasmine has been used as a herbal remedy in China and India for several thousands of years. It is reported to have relaxant, sedative and analgesic properties. It is considered to be an aphrodisiac. It is said that Egyptian queen Cleopatra, bathed the sails of her ships in jasmine oil so that the intoxicating scent would catch on the breeze and attract the military leader Mark Antony as she sailed towards Rome. Jasmine is also believed to offer support for building up immunity and reducing fears. Its exotic fragrance has been widely used in the manufacture of perfumes, appearing as early as the 16th Century in French products. Today it is used also for its tonic and cleansing effect on the skin.

Please note: the traditional uses listed here are for reference only and should not be taken as recommendations for treatment, or cure, of any disease or medical condition. Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body processes towards improved health and wellbeing.
Add 1 drop to your measure of a daily moisturiser. Especially beneficial for dry skin.

Labour support
Add 3-5 drops to massage oil and rub into the back as labour begins, stimulating and strengthening contractions. Always consult with your midwife first. Repeat as required.

Confidence booster
Apply 1 drop direct to pulse points. Repeat as required.

Romance booster
Apply 1-2 drops direct to pulse points. Add 5 drops to your massage lotion. Enjoy.
Safety considerations
Not recommended during pregnancy, except when in labour. Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. Safe to use with other medication when necessary. If accidentally ingested do not induce vomiting, follow with olive oil or milk and seek advice from a health specialist. Avoid contact with eyes - flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.

Please note: Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body processes for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as a recommendation to cure any medical condition or disease.
Key ingredients
100% pure Jasminum grandiflorum L., extracted flower, Egypt
Key component
Benzyl acetate, Linalool, Benzyl benzoate, Jasmone, Indole, Phytol, Squalene oxide