Best Jasmine Essential Oil
Jasmine Essential Oil is an excellent skin-care ingredient
Jasmine is a flowering shrub with fine green leaves and delicate white blossoms whose oil is extracted only with solvent, which produces 'Jasmine absolute,' the sole type of jasmine essential oil. The fragrance of this dark orange oil is a powerful, exotic floral with a sweet, honey undertone. It takes roughly 1,000 pounds of flowers to produce less than two ounces (4.5 grams) of Jasmine absolute, making this one of the most expensive essential oils in aromatherapy.
Jasmine is picked at night when its perfume is strongest, giving it the title 'queen of the night.' Oil of jasmine is euphoric and mildly hypnotic. Its powerful aphrodisiac quality made it Cleopatra's choice perfume for wooing Marc Anthony. Empress Josephine used jasmine to lure Napoleon Bonaparte. Jasmine oil is intoxicating, liberating and revitalizing.
Jasmine is an excellent skin-care ingredient, particularly suited to mature skin that needs to be rejuvenated. A few drops of jasmine absolute in a warm bath eases muscle spasm, joint stiffness and the pain of sprained ligaments. Jasmine effectively treats the reproductive systems of both men and women.
An abdominal or back massage with jasmine oil eases labor pain during childbirth and helps alleviate the discomfort of an enlarged prostate gland. The powerful aphrodisiac action of jasmine absolute can reignite passion in the most troubled sexual relationships.
Oil of jasmine, an antidepressant of a stimulating nature, is the best choice for restoring confidence in those who suffer debilitating vacillation, lethargy and indecision. Jasmine dispels fear, paranoia and pessimism. The positive qualities of jasmine unlock repressed emotions, elevate thinking, and foster insight and wisdom.
Benefits of Jasmine Essential Oil
A regular staple in perfumery, jasmine offer skin support, hormone balancing, and helps relieve symptoms of PMS. The aroma prompts feelings of confidence and optimism, relieving tension and stress. Jasmine possesses sedative, expectorant, antispasmodic, antiseptic, and galactogogue properties.
Application: NEAT. Topically, Inhaled, Diffused, Dietary Supplement.
Uses of Jasmine Essential Oil
Do menstrual or hormonal changes disrupt your life? Hormones can wreak havoc on your emotions and add to the drama of the day. Fortunately, there’s jasmine. Frequently requiring a labor-intensive cultivation, jasmine oil offers a number of health benefits. For instance, the oil possesses natural nourishing properties that help serve and protect the skin and scalp.
The oil supports emotional wellness by improving confidence and promoting joy. Additionally, jasmine fortifies hormone balance, which helps manage symptoms of PMS. The oil’s strong nourishing properties, along with its natural ability to support women’s issues, make it one powerful agent to have on hand when your skin is cracking.
To regulate symptoms of PMS, apply 3-4 drops jasmine topically to the abdomen and massage in. You can also support hair health by adding a couple drops to your regular conditioning regimen.
For nervous tension, put 1-2 drops on your pulse points to support natural cell function. Lastly, you can apply jasmine topically to support skin health. Simply rub 1-2 drops softly over the affected area.
General Methods of Application
Apply NEAT. Aromatically. Topically.
Those with sensitive skin should dilute the oil with a carrier oil. Avoid touching the eyes, ears, and other sensitive areas with the oil. People who are nursing, pregnant, or are receiving medical attention should consult their physician before use. Additionally, make sure to store the oil away from children.
Blend Recipe: Scent of the Orient Body Wash
2/3 cup Liquid Castile Soap
¼ cup Honey
2 tsps Sweet Almond Oil
1 tsp Vitamin E
10 drops Lime Essential Oil
20 drops Jasmine Essential Oil
25 drops Patchouli Essential Oil
For a sweet-smelling bath wash, melt the coconut oil over low heat until smooth. Remove the oil from heat and blend in the honey, vitamin E, and essential oils. Whisk until well combined. Slowly add in the castile soap (warning: will suds up, so stir slowly). Once well blended, pour the liquid soap into a glass bottle and shake well. Use as normal. Always shake before use.