Scientific Name: Jasminum Officinale
Scent: Sweet, floral, heady, relaxing, soothing
Extracted/Distilled from the : Leaves
Recommended Carrier Oil: Grapeseed, Rosehip, Coconut, Sweet Almond, Avocado Oil
What can It be used for:
- Bath and Shower scents
- Massage Therapy
- Promoting sleep
- Reducing lethargy
- Relieving Anxiety
- Relieving Stress
- Topical Treatments of Eczema
- Treating headaches
Side Effects Can include:
- Skin irritation
Works Well with Other Essential Oils Such as:
- Santo Palo
- Ylang Ylang
How to Use Jasmine :
In a therapeutic sense, jasmine can treat dry, aging skin. It is used in low concentrations to treat eczema and dermatitis. Additionally, jasmine is useful in fading scars and treating stretch marks after delivery. Jasmine can relieve anger, anxiety, and stress without acting as a sedative. Jasmine opens one up to options available through clearer thinking. This calming and balancing power can also reduce inflammation from emotional stress.
We recommend for using Jasmine, that you use 1-3 drops per tbsp of carrier oil, depending upon how you are using it.
~ Jasmine & Rose Relaxing Bath Soak~
- 5-8 Drops Jasmine
- 3-6 Drops Rose Essential Oil
- 100-200g Epsom Bath Salts
- Optional: Rose Petals, lavender seeds, bubble bath.
Add the drops to running water as the bath is being run so that the oils circulate in the water evenly. Before entering the bath, add the bath salts, and any additional optional items, and settle down to enjoy your relaxing bath.
Traditional Apothecary Uses of Jasmine :
Jasmine was used as a purifier to clear sickness and polluted air within rooms in a similar way to which sage cleanses rooms, and cleanse people from negativity and miasmas that may be making them feel sick.