JASMINE Jasminum Officinale var. Grandiflorum
Parts Used Flowerheads & Petals
Wisdom Jasmine, the Flower of Knowledge, has a permeating warmth and purity. She is the harmonizer or mother in our blends - guiding and encouraging nutrients to full incarnation into tissues where they can exert their formative influence. Elements Fire, Water, Light, Fluid
Science Jasmine's intoxicating and uplifting aroma makes it a precious therapeutic ingredient across a vast variety of issues. A mood enhancer and antidepressant remedy, its scent is beneficial in the restoration of energy, optimism, and confidence Not unrelated, its aphrodisiac properties have been called upon for centuries to spark feelings of love, enhance libido, and releasing sexual energy.
An emmenagogue and uterine tonic, Jasmine is especially pertinent to women, as it aids heavy menstrual cycles and helps to balance hormones, which is important in the prevention and management of many other health issues. Its uplifting aroma has been used during birth to ease contraction, and after delivery to soothe pain and alleviate post-partum depression; additionally, its galactagogue properties have been shown to increase milk production in nursing mothers. Within the respiratory, muscular, and skeletal systems, Jasmine is frequently used in the treatment of colds, sprains, and stiff muscles.
An essential remedy in the soothing of dry, irritated, or sensitive skin, Jasmine restores moisture and radiance to dehydrated complexions. It is also often used in the treatment of stretch marks or scarring, and, in low concentrations, for alleviating skin aggressions, especially when they are related to stress.