Jasmine essential oil is obtained through extraction method from flowers of jasmine medicinal – Jasminum officinale L. (family olive – Oleaceae). Picking flowers is done early in the morning, because by 10 o’clock the store of aromatic substances in them practically runs low. First, a concrete is obtained by extracting fresh flowers with petroleum ether, followed by distilling off the solvent. By treating the concrete with an excess of ethyl alcohol at 500 ° C followed by cooling to 18 – 200 ° C and removing the waxes by filtration, an absolute oil is obtained. Origin of the plant – India, the foot of the Himalayas, the Kashmir area. Distribution of the plant – are grown in Southern Europe, North Africa, Egypt, India.
Jasmine essential oil properties
Concrete jasmine – a waxy mass of yellow-red or red-brown color with a strong smell of jasmine flowers. Absolute oil is a rather viscous transparent liquid of a dark yellow or yellow-brown color with a strong odor, characteristic of the living flowers of jasmine. During storage, a precipitate may appear and the color may change to red-brown.
Jasmine oil (Jasminum officinale) uses
Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, spasmolytic, sedative, carminative, expectorant, diaphoretic, antidepressant, immunomodulatory (for T and B immunity systems), anticarcinogenic, radioprotective, regulates the menstrual cycle, has a general tonic effect, regulates the endocrine glands sexual function, is an erotic stimulant (aphrodisiac), facilitates childbirth, enhances lactation, enhances the functional activity of the brain (increases mental capacity botosposobnost more than 30%).
A wonderful “anti-pessimistic” flavor with the properties of an antidepressant. Eliminates the feeling of fear, eliminates anxiety and despair, gives self-confidence. Normalizes sleep. It gives birth to peace, strengthens sensuality, evokes euphoria and a feeling of love. It is a wonderful scent for meditation, allowing you to achieve deep relaxation. At the same time, the fragrance, like doping, invigorates and fills with energy, inspires and encourages creativity.
Stimulates breathing, reduces bronchospasm, calms cough, eliminates hoarse and loss of voice.
Has analgesic effect in osteochondrosis, neuralgia and myalgia.
The Jasmine Essential Oil increases the resistance of the organism to the action of small radiation doses, preventing the development of leukopenia, erythrocytosis, developing in the course of irradiation, and limiting the reserve capacity of bone marrow hematopoiesis.
The anticarcinogenic effect is due to the fact that the molecules of jasmine oil bind to carcinogen-binding antigens, blocking their harmful effect on the cells and further contributing to their removal from the body.
Jasmine Essential Oil increases the level of corticosterone and testosterone. In patients with kidney tuberculosis normalizes the hormonal status of the body: increases the reduced concentrations of hormones such as cortisol, progesterone, estradiol, while normalizing the increased content of insulin, thyroxine, triiodothyronine.
Stimulates blood circulation in the organs of the small pelvis. Relieves uterine cramps, eliminates soreness and irregularity of menstruation. It facilitates labor, stimulating uterine contractions and at the same time relaxing pain. A great remedy for postpartum depression. Strengthens sexual desire, is a powerful erotic stimulant.
Has a wonderful anti-aging effect for any type of skin. Moisturizing, soothing, antiseptic effect from the use of oil makes it an unsurpassed means for caring for dry, irritated and hypersensitive skin. Oil refreshes, rejuvenates, forms a uniform color of the skin, eliminates dryness and irritation, high reactivity to external influences. It alleviates skin condition with neuroendocrine diseases (eczema, neurodermatitis, dermatosis, nonspecific dermatitis, etc.). Eliminates all rough hints of odors.
Jasmine oil benefits
- relieves depression
- prevents infections
- stimulates sexual desires
- fades scar marks
- reduces cough
- treats insomnia
- skin care
- facilitates lactation
- promotes & eases childbirth
- treats spasms
- sedative effect
- protects the uterus
Asthenic states, reduced mental and physical performance, impotence, secondary immunodeficiencies Immunometabolichesky stage of carcinogenesis, effect of small doses of radiation, ARI, influenza, climacteric disorders, premenstrual syndrome, menstrual disorder, premature ejaculation, frigidity, bronchitis, hoarseness, loss of voice, osteochondrosis , neuralgia, myositis, depression, anxiety, fears, sleep disorders, eczema, dermatitis, aging, dry, irritated skin. In compositions with other oils it is used to restore the skin in stretch marks and scarring. Jasmine essential oil gives elasticity to the pectoral muscles. It is widely used for the so-called silhouette-massage, which contributes to the muscle correction of the figure. Oil is included in the composition of “sensual” compositions used in an intimate setting.
Jasmine oil (Jasminum officinale) recipes
- For massage – 1-2 drops per 10 g of base vegetable oil.
- For the enrichment of balsams, creams, shampoos, gels – 3-5 drops per 15 grams of the base.
- In the aroma lamp – 2-4 drops.
- In the bath, 3-5 drops of oil, pre-mixed with 1/4 cup of emulsifier (milk, cream, whey, honey solution, sea salt or table salt, etc.).
Required component of the most expensive French perfume. Jasmine fragrance, along with a rose, is considered the most important component of modern perfumery. Practicality is used in all high-quality perfume products, giving them a floral tonality of the eastern direction
Jasmine essential oil blends well with the following oils
Jasmine oil blends with oils of lemon, limetta, neroli, orange, bergamot, mandarin, incense, lemon balm, geranium, rose, palmarosa, rosewood, Santal.
Side effects of jasmine oil
In pregnancy, oil can be considered safe after a four-month period, before the delivery itself can be used as a birth aid. The oil has a strong odor, which implies its use in small dosages. Excessive use can lead to disruption of the water-salt balance in the body. It must be borne in mind that the “narcotic” effect of oil dissipates attention.