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Jasmine essential oil is extracted from the flowers of jasmine,and it has various scientific names including Jasminum grandiflorum (Royal jasmine) and Jasminum officinale (Common jasmine).The oil is extracted mainly from the latter variety.Its main components are benzoic acid,benzaldehyde, benzyl acetate, benzyl alcohol, indole, benzyl benzoate, cis-3-hexenyl benzoate,cis-jasmone,ceosol,eugenol,farnesol,geraniol linalool,methyl anthranilate,p-cresol,nerol, gamma terpineol,nerolidol,isophytol,and phytol.Jasmine is a very famous flower.It has a strong yet sweet, pleasing,and romantic fragrance,which is very common in flowers that bloom only at night.The jasmine flower is often associated with romance and love.Heroes in romantic novels and movies can often be found addressing their heroines by the name “Jasmine”.For ages, jasmine has been inspiring poets as well. This flower blooms only at night and fills the surroundings with its unmistakable and alluring fragrance.
Used in aromatherapy, jasmine oil ease symptoms of stress and depression.It boosts mental alertness by increasing the level of oxygen on the blood.This increases the activity in the nervous system when inhaled or diluted and applied on the skin.Its aroma stimulates the release of serotonin,a certain hormone in the body responsible for stabilizing the mood and gives a feeling of happiness.
The antiseptic property of jasmine oil has been thoroughly studied over the years and has shown to work against certain strains of bacteria such as E.coli and certain species of candida,a type of fungi that causes yeast infection.This is because of the presence of benzaldehyde,benzoic acid,and benzyl benzoate in the oil which are proven to have antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiviral properties.The oil helps keep wounds and cuts from getting infected.It can also relieve symptoms of cold and cough by reducing infections in the respiratory system.
Relieves cough and lessens snoring
The oil’s expectorant property helps clear out phlegm. And since it clears out the nasal and respiratory tract of congestion,it also stops the snoring.
Relief from menstrual pain and menopause symptoms
Using jasmine oil in aromatherapy relieves the symptoms of menstruation and menopause. Jasmine oil can regulate period cycles, balancing the hormones in the body.This results in a less painful period. When the menstrual cycle is regulated, menopause is pushed back.For years,it has been used to ease the symptoms of menopause such as headaches and hot flashes. Its ability to improve the mood helps reduce depressing feelings associated with menopause. Diluting jasmine oil in carrier oil and using it as massage oil once a week can ease menopausal symptoms.
Promotes healthy sleep
Jasmine oil mixed with cedarwood oil can be used by people battling insomnia. Its sedative property works to induce long and undisturbed sleep, thus reducing stress and fatigue associated with insomnia.Jasmine oil can be diluted in carrier oil before used as a massage oil or before applying to the skin. It can also be inhaled directly from the bottle or added to warm water to create an aromatic steam. It can also be added to warm bath water. Nowadays, it is commonly used with a diffuser.
Works to Heal Scars
We all have scars and blemishes we work tirelessly to remove.No matter how much we scrub or how much concealer we apply, it still doesn’t reduce their appearance.Jasmine can eliminate acne spots, stretch marks and scars.This natural essential oil can even help reduce the appearance of cellulite! Jasmine is known as a natural cicatrisant, which targets scars and works to reduce their appearance.