jasminum officinalis
Botanical name: 
Jasminum officinalis

Euphoric and supportive

Please note: The information below is meant to give a brief outline of how an oil can be applied by a trained aromatherapist. Please do not use this information as a guide for how to use essential oils at home.

Properties and applications: 
Anti Spasmodic - cramps, colic, nausea, nervous diarrhoea, asthma
Cytophylactic - skin rejuvenation, improving scar tissue, mature skin
Antidepressant - anxiety, nervous tension, lack of confidence, low self esteem, depression
Hormone Regulator - irregular periods, pms, menopause, oedema,
Euphoric - depression, chronic conditions, lack of confidence, general unhappiness
Emotional Regulator - shock, grief, anxiety, depression
Country of origin: 
Morocco, Egypt, India
Part of plant used: 
Method of extraction: 
Solvent extraction
Blends with: 
Citrus, floral, and woody essential oils - May Chang
Chemical character: 
Ester type
Safety information: 
Caution - Uterine tonic, avoid first three months of pregnancy. Absolute can cause irritation of the skin.
Odour profile: 
Heady floral, sweet and musky lingering scent.
Plant description: 
A climbing shrub with dark green leaves and an abundance of white flowers.
Historical use: 
Used in many ancient culture for making offerings to their gods, Jasmine garlands are given to guests at weddings in India.