For ages, jasmine flowers have been inspiring poets. Jasmine oil (extracted from Jasmine flowers via a tedious process) is aphrodisiac, non-greasy, and light oil known for its spiritual healing properties. Sometimes, it is known as the queen of the night. The strong, pleasing, sweet, and romantic aroma of this flower fills the surroundings with its charm.
Its scientific names include Jasminum officinale (Common jasmine) and Jasminum grandiflorum (Royal jasmine). This oil has also been used as a folk medicine for fighting various internal infections, hepatitis, s respiratory &skin disorders for hundreds of years in China, Thailand, and other Asian countries. In China, it is used for body detox and treatment of the respiratory and liver disorders.
How to use Jasmine Oil?
a) You can diffuse jasmine essential oil in your home or mix it with the moisturizing coconut oil, lotions, homemade massage oil, soaps, body scrubs, candles, or other essential oils to reap its wonderful skin benefits
b) You do not need to mix it with the carrier oil. Use undiluted oil for the best results
c) Inhale it via your nose or apply it directly to your skin.
d) You can blend it with the essential oils to make a homemade perfume
1. Get Rid of Infections
Jasmine oil is an excellent disinfectant and antiseptic. The benzaldehyde, benzyl benzoate, and benzoic acid include useful germicidal, fungicidal, bactericidal, and antiviral properties that cure the infections well. When you apply it to the wounds, it effectively removes the infections from tetanus. Also when inhaled, it also lowers the respiratory system infections.
2. Arouse Sexual Desires
The aphrodisiac property of the jasmine essential oil boosts the libido and feelings of sex. These flowers are even used in the room décoration and bridal accessories of the newlywed people mainly in India subcontinent region. It is also helpful to treat sexual issues like premature ejaculation, impotence, frigidity, and more.
3. Treat Colds and Coughs
This fantastic oil has the expectorant property that also helps you get rid of undisturbed nights mainly due to the colds and coughs fast by clearing out the accumulation of phlegm in the respiratory tracts. It also removes snoring by clearing the congestion from the respiratory system and nose.
4. Vanishes Scar Marks
Jasmine oil is cicatrizant, i.e., it also vanishes the spots left by acne, boils, or other wounds. It is also beneficial in fading the fat cracks that usually occur in the pregnant mothers.
5. Cure Insomnia
The jasmine essential oil is also perfect for inducing the restful and undisturbed sleep. The expectorant, antispasmodic, and sedative agents in it help you indulge in a restful good night sleep. By vanishing sleeplessness, you also have more productivity in your professional and personal life.
6. Promotes Lactation
Jasmine essential oil boost the breast milk secretion in the lactating mothers. It is also good for the newborn babies and prevents them against cancer and brain tumor.
7. Increased Menstrual Flow
Controlling your period is the wonderful way to balance the hormonal levels. The jasmine oil also gives a relief to the ladies who face irregular, painful, or obstructed menses or even untimely menopause. It regulates period cycles well and makes it clear. It also helps the women get rid of the problems associated with the monthly cycle such as annoyance, nausea, fatigue, and mood swings. This oil also keeps your fit and healthy by keeping the physical functioning smooth.
8. Best for Skin
It treats dry, brittle and dehydrated skin well. You can use this oil on the open wounds or cracked skin. Plus, jasmine oil is also excellent in treating the skin issues like eczema and dermatitis.
9. Cure Cramps
Spasms can be deadly and disruptive. Jasmine essential oil is also good for treating the spasms. It offers fast relief from the cramps, spasmodic coughs, congestion, breathlessness, asthma, and even spasmodic cholera. It also gives a significant relief from the intestinal pain and cramps as well.
10. Eases Childbirth
The jasmine oil promotes normal delivery. It also lowers the parturition and labor pains. It even the post-natal period and makes the post-birth recovery process less painful. By strengthening the contractions; it cuts the time to deliver a baby. Due to the antidepressant and uplifting qualities in the jasmine essential oil, it also treats post-partum depression and other terrible conditions.
11. Guard the Uterus
The jasmine oil is quite effective for the uterine health and encourages the secretion of the hormones that ensure the proper functioning of the organ. By limiting the flow of estrogen level, it also guards the uterus against the deadly tumors mainly after menopause.
12. Improve Concentration
Jasmine essential oil is famous for its arousing properties. Diffusing this oil or rubbing it into your skin boost the energy and wakes you up. The active ingredients in it increase the heart rate, brain activity and body temperature required for problem-solving and learning. Those who get exposed to the jasmine fragrance are more attentive and energetic in comparison to others.
Tip: Add the oil to the bath water rub it on your skin during your morning shower.
13. Treats Depression
The pleasant aroma of jasmine oil has mood uplifting properties that fight off the depression in no time. This oil calms down the mind, body, and soul while encouraging the positive emotions. Thus, by triggering the romantic feeling, it makes the person cheerful. Plus, it also stimulates the release of certain hormones in the body, mainly serotonin which leads to the happy mood. It also gives you huge relief from anxiety, annoyance, stress, and anger. The sedative and anti-inflammatory properties in it also help the patients to get rid of gout and arthritis fast.
DIY Jasmine Oil Perfume:
You Will Need:
a) 5 drops lavender essential oil
b) 30 drops of jasmine oil
c) 2 tbsp vodka
d) 5 drops vanilla essential oil
e) 1 tbsp orange blossom water (or distilled water)
f) 5 drops orange essential oil
a) Combine the essential oil mixture with the vodka in a glass jar or bottle.
b) Leave it to sit well for two days.
c) Keep it well covered away from the sun.
d) Add the distilled water or orange blossom water and stir them well.
e) Now add this blend to an old perfume spray bottle.
f) Yipee, it’s ready to use on your clothes, rugs, sheets, and skin.
-Pregnant ladies must avoid the use of this oil till parturition.
-Avoid taking its heavy doses.
-Those persons allergic to jasmine flowers must prevent its use at all cost.