Jasmine is the best choice to inspire confidence, because it is emotionally warming and uplifting. It is a powerful antidepressant of a stimulating nature, and all these qualities combine to help those suffering from lack of confidence, vacillation, indecision and the lethargy born of depression. Mood perfumes and massage oils are the best way to use it, as jasmine is very costly. Overall, it is intoxicating, euphoric and aphrodisiac.
Like rose, jasmine useful in treating the female reproductive system. It is excellent to use during childbirth in massage over the lower back and abdomen in the early stages of labor, and alleviates pain, strengthens contractions and helps to expel the placenta. Jasmine also strengthens the male sexual organs and can be used to treat enlargement of the prostate gland. Unsurprisingly, it is one of the most powerful aphrodisiacs, and can help couples to reignite their sexual spark.
The lovely floral fragrance makes jasmine useful in skin care, especially for hot, dry, sensitive, inflamed and mature skins. It is best used in very small amounts (1 percent dilution is ideal), as the perfume can be overwhelming if too much is added.
Psychologically, jasmine inspires euphoria, helping restore confidence and optimism. It warms and opens the emotions, helping those who are habitually repressed. Jasmine is associated with intuitive wisdom and perception, it is a useful aid for insight meditation, releasing inhibitions and liberating the imagination.
Use it for
- improving concentration
- enhancing feelings of well-being
- mitigating premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
- boosting skin health
Main therapeutic properties
- Diffusion: diffuse jasmine in the home to create a supportive environment and sense of well-being.
- Fragrance: the light floral scent of jasmine is a natural perfume and can also boots optimism and confidence throughout the day; place 1 drop of jasmine on the inside of each wrist.
- Compress: to alleviate the discomfort of menstrual cramps, create a hot compress by mixing 6 drops of jasmine 1 cup (250ml) hot water. Take a clean, folded facecloth and place it on top of the water, letting it soak up as much oil and water as possible. Wring out the water and place the compress on your abdomen.
Contraindications: avoid in early pregnancy, especially if there is a history of miscarriage. Do not use jasmine while breastfeeding.
- Scientific Name: Jasminum grandiflorum
- Family: Oleaceae
- Country of Origin: India
- Net Content: 0.34 fl oz/10ml