Jasmine essential oil (Jasminum officinale) is extracted from the flowers through absolute extraction. This oil is commonly known for its powerful, sweet, tenacious, and floral aroma with fruity-herbaceous undertones. Jasmine is known in India as the “queen of the night” and “moonlight of the grove”; women have treasured jasmine for centuries for its beautiful, aphrodisiac-like fragrance.
Jasmine is commonly used for hoarse voice, pink eye, and sensitive skin. Other possible uses for this oil include conjunctivitis, coughs, dysentery, eczema (when caused by emotions), labor pains, menstrual pains and problems, muscle spasms, pain relief, sex, skin care, and uterine disorders. This essential oil has anticatarrhal, antidepressant, and antispasmodic health properties; it can affect emotional balance and the hormonal system.
Jasmine has incredible emotional properties because it can penetrate the deepest layers of the soul, opening doors to our emotions. It can encourage feelings of confidence, energy, euphoria, and optimism—all while reducing anxiety, apathy, depression, indifference, listlessness, and relationship dilemmas. When used as a cologne or perfume, jasmine increases feelings of attractiveness.
Applications of Jasmine Essential Oil and Safety Data:
Topical Application: This oil can be applied directly to your skin without dilution. Apply to area of concern or to reflex points. Aromatic Application: You can diffuse or inhale the aroma directly. Jasmine is uplifting to the emotions and may help increase intuitive powers and wisdom. It may also help to promote powerful, inspirational relationships. Internal Application: Jasmine is recognized as safe for internal use by the FDA. Dilute 1 drop of oil in 1 tsp. (5 ml) honey or in 1/2 cup (125 ml) of beverage. Safety Data: This oil is not to be used internally on children under 6 years old and should be used with caution and in greater dilution for children over 6 years old.
Ways to Use Jasmine Essential Oil:
1. Massage Oil Jasmine essential oil is wonderful for massages because of its ability to balance the emotions while energizing the body and awakening one’s sensuality. Combine the oils of your massage blend together, and lightly massage into your skin. If desired, you can place these massage blends in a 10 ml roll-on bottle for daily use.
2. Bath Baths are a great way to relax and rejuvenate. Try some of these bath blends to spice up your routine.
Romance Bath Oil 1/4 cup (50 ml) Castile Soap 4 drops ylang ylang essential oil 4 drops frankincense essential oil 4 drops jasmine essential oil 4 drops sandalwood essential oil 4 drops rose essential oil Combine the oils with the castile soap in a small dish. Pour some of this solution under the running bathwater. Stir the water around with your hand to allow the mixture to spread evenly; enjoy!
Body Scrub 1/4 cup (50 ml) Jojoba Oil 1/4 cup (50 ml) Castile Soap 1/2 cup (100 g) sea salt 5 drops orange essential oil 4 drops sandalwood essential oil 3 drops jasmine essential oil 8 oz. plastic bottle Combine all ingredients in a bowl, and mix thoroughly. Pour mixture into the plastic bottle. To use, squirt some into your hand, and massage over body to exfoliate and moisturize. Rinse off thoroughly.
Silky Smooth Bath Oil 8 drops jasmine essential oil 8 drops fennel essential oil 2 Tbsp. (25 ml) Fractionated Coconut Oil or Jojoba Oil Combine all oils in the palm of your hand, using your finger to stir them together. Add the oils to a warm running bath. Using your hand, stir the water around to combine thoroughly.
3. Perfume Jasmine has strong aromatic influences to enhance the emotions and increase one’s feelings of attractiveness. Try some of these perfume blends, and see which fits you best. Place the essential oils in a 10 ml roll-on bottle, and fill the remainder with your favorite carrier oil (approximately 2 tsp./10 ml). Apply the perfume to your neck and wrists.
Love Potion 3 drops jasmine 3 drops sandalwood 1 drop geranium 1 drop orange 1 drop ylang ylang
White Roses 4 drops rose 3 drops jasmine 1 drop patchouli
4. Diffuse The sweet, floral scent of jasmine leaves an amazing aroma in your house—not to mention the great uplifting health properties! Try out some of these diffuser blends to experience the benefits of jasmine today.
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