Jasmine Grandiflorum is a beautiful plant and has a sweet, exotic and very rich floral tone. Jasmine Grandiflorum has a smooth, extremely intense floral smell that is both sweet and lingering. It is well respected for its aphrodisiac properties as it is sensual, soothing, calming oil that promotes love.
Legendary jasmine is a sensual delight, and is one of the principle oils used in perfumes and ointments for dry sensitive skin. In aromatherapy, jasmine absolute oil in used to uplift the spirits in cases of apathy, depression, menopausal disorders, and lack of confidence. A legendary aphrodisiac, jasmine's sweet scent has a profound effect on frigidity and impotence. It can relax the mother and help relieve the pain of childbirth and is thought to increase breastmilk.
Oil Description: Dark orange-brown or reddish-brown viscous liquid with an intensely floral, rich, sweet and tenacious aroma, a peculiar waxy-oily note, and somewhat fruity tea- or hay-like undertones. Jasmine oils originating from flowers grown in high altitudes often have a fresh and somewhat diffusive top note, originating from flowers of hot climates tend to possess much warmer, sensuous, and/or subtle indolic or pheromone-like notes. Though this is not always the case, the quality of the aroma also very much depends on timing of the harvest, how fresh the blossoms are at the time of extraction, the quality of solvents used, and the expertise employed in the extraction process. Undiluted, the absolute’s aroma is almost too strong, but when well diluted, it is the gentle magic of scented moonlight reflected from the flowers of the night-blooming Jasmine.
Applications: In aromatherapy, Jasmine absolute is not recommended, or is recommended for external use only, due to the presence, albeit minute, of the solvent used in the extraction process; many consider that the solvent residue offsets the medicinal value of the oil. However, the aroma’s effect by inhalation can profoundly influence emotions, being quite capable, sometimes instantaneously, of lifting moods, dispelling fear, reducing tension, instilling confidence, defeating doubt, encouraging relaxed physical awareness, inducing a state of euphoria, and opening up one to one’s sensuality, thus helping to bring emotional blocks to resolution. It is no wonder that Jasmine has long been known for its gentle effectiveness in issues of frigidity and impotence. In perfumery, Jasmine absolute is used to impart smoothness and elegance, add a floral note to, or exalt and round-off perfume compositions, and little is needed for these effects. It is considered a middle note that blends well with a multitude and variety of perfumes components, but especially with bergamot and other citrus oils, clary sage, geranium, mandarin, neroli, orange blossom, palmarosa, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, and ylang ylang.