Jasmine is a very famous flower. It has a sweet, pleasing, and romantic fragrance. This flower blooms only at night and fills the surroundings with its unmistakable and alluring fragrance.
Jasmine essential oil is extracted from the flowers of jasmine, and it has various scientific names including Jasminum grandiflorum (Royal jasmine) and Jasminum officinale (Common jasmine). The oil is extracted mainly from the latter variety.
The health benefits of jasmine essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an antidepressant, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, antispasmodic, cicatrizant, expectorant, galactagogue, emmenagogue, parturient, sedative, and a uterine substance.
The aroma of jasmine essential oil has a pleasing and uplifting effect on the mind and it actively fights depression. The aromatic effect of jasmine oil stimulates the release of certain hormones in the body, including serotonin, which results in the boost of energy and the uplifted mood.
Jasmine flowers are known to have antiviral properties. Jasmine essential oil is also a very good antiseptic and disinfectant. When externally applied to wounds, it prevents them from becoming septic. When inhaled, it is known to reduce infections in the respiratory system and can relieve colds and coughs.
Stimulates Sexual Desires
Jasmine essential oil has aphrodisiac properties. This oil also enhances your libido and feelings of sexual desire.
Fades Scar Marks
It can help fade scar marks and after spots left by boils, acne or other wounds. It can also help eliminate the fat cracks that often happen in pregnant mothers.
The expectorant property of jasmine essential oil can help you have an undisturbed night of sleep, even when you are suffering from a cough or cold. It provides relief from a cough by helping clear out the accumulation of phlegm in the respiratory tracts. It also eliminates snoring by clearing the congestion from nasal and respiratory tracts.
The properties of jasmine essential oil as an expectorant, sedative, and antispasmodic combine to help you indulge in a peaceful good night’s sleep.
Aromatherapy massage using jasmine oil with its emmenagogic property is meant to give relief to those women who suffer from irregular, obstructed, or painful menses. It helps to regulate period cycles which is a great way to balance the hormonal levels of your body while also helping to push back menopause. It also provides relief from other problems associated with menses such as fatigue, annoyance, nausea, and mood swings. It also helps to keep other bodily functions working in a systematic manner, keeping you healthy and fit
Jasmine oil has been associated with skin care, especially in terms of treating dry, brittle, or dehydrated skin. It is frequently used for the treatment of eczema and dermatitis.
Jasmine essential oil increases milk secretion from the breasts and is therefore very good for lactating mothers and their new babies.
Promotes & Eases Childbirth
The essential oil of jasmine facilitates and eases parturition and reduces labor pains.Furthermore, it can strengthen contractions and shorten the time it takes to deliver a baby. Jasmine essential oil also combats the effects of post-partum depression due to its antidepressant and uplifting qualities.