Jasmine

Absolute

Botanical name:       

Jasminum grandiflorum

Origin:

India, North Africa, Southern Asia

Method of extraction:

Solvent extraction

 

Color of oil:

Golden brown

 

Viscosity:

Relatively thick

 

Extracted from:

Flowers

 

Note clarification:

Middle

 

Aroma:

Floral and slightly sweet

 

Blends well with:

Rose, sandalwood, clary sage, and most citrus and floral essential oils 

 

Therapeutic uses:

Jasmine can help to lift your mood.

 

Safety:

There is a slight risk of irritation on sensitive skin but for the most part, jasmine absolute is safe. If you suffer from an inflammatory skin condition such as dermatitis, you may want to avoid this oil. 

 

Approximate shelf life:

(Undiluted)

5 years (refrigerated)

Note:

Jasmine flower petals are very delicate. Steam distillation yields very little essential oil and is not very fragrant. The preferred method of extraction is solvent extraction which yields a high concentration of fragrant essential oil. An absolute is therefore an essential oil that has been solvent extracted.

Sources:

Please refer to the 'References and Certifications' page. 

 

Disclaimer:

Do not use any essential oils or essential oil blends if you have any underlying health conditions. Some oils are not safe for children, pregnant women, or pets. Always check with your doctor or certified aromatherapist, if you are unsure about the benefits or contra-indicators of a recipe or its ingredients. ‘A Scented Story’ is solely my platform to share my experiences with essential oils and other natural products. I do not prescribe any treatments.

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