Scent Showcase: Jasmine

Scent Showcase: Jasmine - Seventh and Oak

Jasmine is a genus of about 200 species of fragrant-flowered shrubs and vines belonging to the olive family Oleaceae, which is native to the temperate regions of Europe, Asia, and Australia. Common jasmine, or poet’s jasmine is native to Iran and produces fragrant white flowers that are used in perfumes. Winter jasmine, a Chinese species with solitary yellow flowers, is used as a cover plant on hillsides. Japanese or primrose jasmine is a similar plant with larger flowers that also blooms during the winter. Italian jasmine, a vine-like shrub with yellow flowers, has many cultivated varieties; and the fragrant dried flowers of Arabian jasmine are used to make jasmine tea.

Benefits of jasmine oil

Jasmine oil, a natural remedy made from the jasmine flower, is used for a variety of health conditions, including depression and anxiety, insomnia and low libido. This oil has many different effects on the body. It can increase heart rate, body temperature, stress response, alertness, blood pressure, and breathing. Jasmine oil is sometimes called a natural aphrodisiac because it helps increase sensuality.

Fun facts about Jasmine scent- Seventh and Oak Blog

The most common benefits of jasmine include:

  • Dealing with stress
  • Reducing anxiety
  • Fighting depression
  • Increasing alertness
  • Helping to fight low energy or chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Reducing menopausal symptoms and working as a natural remedy for PMS and cramps
  • Helping with sleep
  • Acting as an aphrodisiac

How to use jasmine oil

After soaking in a warm bath, you feel relaxed and calm. To create an aromatic experience, put a few drops of jasmine essential oils into a diffuser. The scent will be released into the air, making your room smell fantastic.

Looking for a candle with notes of jasmine?

Asana - Cinnamon, Lavender, Jasmine & Patchouli

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