Jasmine oil is made from the fragrant white blossoms of Jasminum sambac. Jasmine essential oil can be used in aromatherapy. Jasmine absolute essential oil is used in perfume.
Jasmine Absolute Essential Oil
Jasmine sambac absolute is more concentrated than jasmine essential oil. Forty pounds of Arabian jasmine (Jasminum sambac) flowers must be harvested between midnight and dawn when the blooms are most aromatic to produce a single ounce of this precious substance.
It is the absolute that is used in famous jasmine perfumes like Joy.
The undiluted absolute is pricey. If you are on a budget, you can purchase jasmine absolute diluted in jojoba oil.
This is the jasmine oil that I use. It smells heavenly. I dab it on like a perfume or mix a drop of it into my body lotion and smooth that on if I want the fragrance to be more subtle.
Now Foods Jasmine Absolute 7.5% Oil 1, 1 oz is diluted in grape seed oil.
Jasmine Essential Oils
Benefits of Jasmine Essential Oil
Jasmine oil is meant to be used externally. Do not apply the undiluted absolute or essential oil directly to your skin, dilute it in a carrier oil or lotion first.
When applied to the skin, jasmine essential oil inhibits bacterial growth and regulates oil production. Dilute it in a light oil like coconut, grape seed or jojoba and apply it before bedtime to balance a complexion which is too dry or too oily.
Add it to body lotion to sooth dry or easily irritated skin. It can also make the skin more elastic and may help to reduce stretch marks or scaring.
The scent of the jasmine flower calms the nerves and inspires confidence and optimism. The oil is used in aromatherapy to ease depression and stress.
It is considered to be an aphrodisiac, stirring sensual feelings in both sexes.
Pregnant women should not use jasmine oil as it is a uterine stimulant.
Because of this, midwives sometimes use it to hasten delivery when labor is progressing too slowly. It is also believed to increase the production of breast milk.
Jasmine Oil Perfume
This is an unbelievable blend of jasmine, coconut, vanilla orchid, vanilla bean and ylang-ylang.
This is a blend of the essential oil of Jasminum grandiflorum and other fragrance components.
This cruelty free perfume oil is a delightful blend of jasmine and rose scents.
Jasmine and magnolia blend with violets, vanilla, amber and musk to create this incredible aroma.
Vivo jasmine handmade soap is made using only natural ingredients.
Jasmine Body Cream