Jasmine oil is extracted from the petals of the Jasminum officinale, of the Oleaceae, (olive), family. The delicate flowers are gathered at night to preserve their powerful scent. They're placed on, olive oil soaked, cotton cloths for several days, then extracted. This common white jasmine is a semi-evergreen, twining deciduous shrub, with fragrant white or very pale pink blossoms. It can grow twenty to thirty feet in height and spread seven to fifteen feet. It blooms, star shaped, flowers from Spring until Fall, (May - September), and rests in the winter months, (October - March.) Jasmine is ideal for growing on trellises or arbors in sun or partial shade, in warm climates. It requires high humidity and plenty of light to flower. It will loose its green leaves, particularly, in cold winters. After flowering, it should be pruned drastically to keep its size contained. Jasmine can be enjoyed as a house plant, in the garden or as cut flowers.

Jasmine essential oil has a deep mahogany brown color with a rich, exotic, sweet, floral, scent. It is non-toxic, non-irritating and generally non-sensitizing. Some of the countries producing jasmine oil include: India, Egypt, China and Morocco.


Promotes Relaxation; reduces tension and stress, soothes nerves
Has Anti-depressant Properties; restores optimism, revitalizing
Boosts Confidence
Restores Energy
Soothes Coughs
Soothes Hoarseness
Soothes Laryngitis
Eases Muscle Pain; sprains, aches and stiffness
Helps Reduces Stretch Marks
Helps Reduces Scars
Improves Skin Elasticity
Tones dry, oily, irritated and sensitive skin


Medicinal; helps respiratory ailments, soothes physical aches
Aromatherapy Benefits; uplifts spirits; blends well with Bergamot, Rose, Sandalwood and Citrus essential oils
Commercial and Homemade Skin Care; soaps, lotions, creams, bath oils, shampoo

CAUTION! Some people, in rare instances, do have an allergic reaction to this oil.

CAUTION! Due to its emmenagogue properties, (stimulation and increased blood flow to pelvic area and uterus; provoking menstruation), it should not be used by pregnant women.


CAUTION! Just a tiny drop of Jasmine oil goes a long way! Before using Jasmine oil, make sure you understand all precautions of using or working with essential oils. Essential oils contain bioactive ingredients. This means they contain natural chemicals that interact with our biological systems. They're potent chemicals and should be used with care. Never use large amounts of essential oils externally or internally. Never use them straight. They must always be diluted in carrier oil, or soap, lotion, or other buffering agent. Finally, never use them without knowing what their bioactive compounds are known to do.


Jasmine oil is very expensive due to its costly and labor intensive process. Also, it takes huge quantities of petals from the Jasmine flower to produce one ounce of oil. Because of the quantity of petals needed to make jasmine essential oil, in some locations, it's rare and highly sought after. It's one of the most expensive aromatherapy oils in use.

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