Jasmine essentialoil is extracted from the jasmine flowers, coming mostly from Common Jasmine (JasminumOfficinale) and, to some extent, Royal Jasmine (Jasminum Grandiflora).
The oilcontains Benzoic Acid, Benzaldehyde, Benzyl Acetate, Benzyl Alcohol, Indole,Benzyl Benzoate, Cis-3-Hexenyl Benzoate, Cis-Jasmone, Ceosol, Eugenol,Farnesol, Geraniol, Linalool, Methyl Anthranilate, P-Cresol, Nerol, GammaTerpineol, Nerolidol, Isohytol, Phytol etc.
Jasmine oil esessential in used for its anti-depressant, anti-septic, anti spasmodic, aphrodisiac, anti-scar,expectorant and sedative and uterine properties, as well as the help withbreastfeeding or menstrual problems.
Jasmine bloomsat night and the flowers have sweet perfume smell, often associated with loveand romance.
Jasmine oilworks as the anti-depressant, awakening the happy and romantics thoughts. When appliedto the wound or injury this oil is an effective antiseptic. Essential oil ofjasmine flowers are quick to ease any form of spasm, intestinal pains thatcome from spasms, cramps, asthma, shortness of breath and even spasmodiccholera.
Aphrodisiac propertyof jasmine oil is what brings romantic feelings when you smell jasmine. It couldget you into the mood for love and do wanders for your libido and problems withfrigidity and impotency. Because of this, jasmine and jasmine oil are stillused in India to decorate the bride and the room for newlyweds.
Jasmine essentialoil can help you to reduce scars on your skin, left after acne, boils or pox andhelp to treat fat cracks. When suffering from cold or flu, this essential oilis helping you to sleep better and cough less.
To the womenwho have problems with their period, irregular cycles and painful menses or forthe women who are experiencing menopause, jasmine oil regulate the period and canforce back menopause. It increases the production of breast milk in lactatingmoms and helps in protection from breast tumors or cancer. In labor,jasmine oil eases birth and decreases the pain. After the birth the oil is usedto maintain uterine health and protect uterus from tumors.
Its sedativeproperties make this oil important when dealing with anxiety, stress, anger oreven depression. Other uses of jasmine oil include application to the skin tomake it smoother, recovery of narcotic and other addicts and treatment of themuscle pains.
The aromatherapyis using jasmine oil in combinations with essential oils of bergamot, sandalwood,rose or citrus fruits.
This essentialoil is not recommended to use during pregnancy and should be avoided, since itcould be too sedative in high doses.