Jasmin Essential Oil Complete Review and Index

Botanical name: Jasmimum grandiflorum

Origin:

The jasmin essential oil comes from Persia, more commonly known as thequeen of the night. Considered by many asian cultures as being a spiritual help, jasmin is largely used for perfumes. Quite rare and therefore precious, the jasmin plant is cultivated and handipicked nowadays in Egypt. The flower is the only part of the plant used for the essential oil

Processed:
Extracted using alcohol. image
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Properties:
Aspect: liquid
Color: dark yellow to light orange
Smell: very floral and persistent

Composition:
Linalol (4.34%)
Phenolic Esters: benzyle acetate (24.69%), benzyle benzoate (11.49%)
Ketone: cis-jasmone (3.59%)
Phenolic alcohol: benzylic alcohol (1.19%)

Perfumes with Jasmin:

– Absolutely IrrΓ©sistible by Givenchy
-Voile de Jasmin by Bulgari
– Le Jasmin d’Annick Goutal
– Murmure by Van Cleef & Arpels
– Habit Rouge Sport by Guerlain
– Rykiel Homme by Sonia Rykiel
– L’Air du Temps by Nina Ricci
Eclat de Jasmin by Armani

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Properties:
Used mainly in parfumery, it has a very seductive and poudery smell. It brings to perfumes a floral, fruity and persistent smell.

Uses/recipes:
– a couple of drops in your day cream: antioxydant, it helps prevent skin aging
– a couple of drops in your shampoo: it’ll give it a lovely smell
– Antispasmodic, it helps prevent cramping – apply a couple of drops on stomach and massage in gently
– Calming and sedative (add a couple of drops in your bath water)