Essential Oil Profile: Jasmine Absolute

Jasmine Absolute

Latin Name: Jasminum officinalis

Family: Oleaceae

Plant Part: Flower

Method: Solvent Extraction (Ethel Alcohol or Carbon Dioxide)

Note/Element: Note: Middle/Base Element: Fire

Functional Groups: Alcohol, ester, ketone

Type: Euphoric

Ayurvedic Dosha (Balances): Vata, Pitta

Scent: Heady, floral, sweet, rich, warm

For Skin Type: Oily, normal, sensitive & dry

Cautions: Not during pregnancy. Avoid on sensitive skin or rash.

Physical Uses: Labor (relieves the child birth process), menstrual cramps, nourishing and toning to face, relieves pain, headaches, coughs.

Mental/Emotional Uses: PMS, depression, postpartum, depression, self-esteem, tension, stress, anxiety, confidence, creativity, helps dispel anger, jealousy, and disappointment.

Other Uses: Perfumery, aphrodisiac

Blends Well With: Flower, peel

Possible Substitutions: Jasmine sambac, Ylang Ylang


Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Foundation Level, 1999-2010.

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