Jasminum grandiflorum absolute
Producing Organ: Flowers
Origin: Tamil Nadu
Crop: Cultivated, Spray Free.
Production Method: solvent extracted
Jasmine is said to have originated in the mountainous region of northwest India and has been known for thousands of years in the East. In India, the plant is called “moonshine in the garden”. The name jasmine is derived from the Persian yasmin.
Cleopatra wooed Mark Antony with its floral scent. Louis XVI had a passion for jasmine-scented sheets. Culpeper describes it as being “good for hard and contracted limbs” and it is used for warming muscles.
The leaves and flowers have a long history of use in Hindu medicine. In Indian weddings, over 100-kg (220 pounds) of jasmine flowers are used in garlands, decorations, and to strew on the marriage bed.
Historically in India, jasmine leaves and flowers are used to ward of headaches and skin diseases and for burning eyes. A paste is made from the flowers for use as an aphrodisiac.
Jasmine oil is used in various perfume blends and perfumed hair oils.
Jasmine absolute has an elegant, soft, sweet, floral bouquet with a delicate balsamic-vanillic undertone. Blends well with all oils, particularly citrus oils, clary sage and sandalwood, and is said to have the ability to round off blends.
In natural perfumery, high class floals, oriental perfumes and amber bases blend well.
Lemongrass Cymbopogon citratus oil: 6-drops
Chamomile Matricaria recutita (German) or Chamaemelum nobile (Roman) oil: 4-drops
Jasmine Jasminum grandiflorum absolute: 3-drops
Rose Rosa damascena oil: 3-drops
Base oil: 1.5-oz
Blend the essential oils into the base oil and apply externally as frequently as required.
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