Jasmine Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Jasminum grandiflorum
Extraction Method: solvent from flowers
Description: Jasmine Grandiflorum is a beautiful plant; its flowers bloom in the early dawn as opposed to Jasmine Sambac that blooms in the evening.
History: Since ancient times, Jasmine has been referred to as the King of oils (Rose is the Queen). Apparently this is because Jasmine is the most masculine of all the floral oils. It is also interesting to note that It takes 8,000 carefully hand-picked blossoms to produce 1 gram (about 1 ml.) of Jasmine Absolute.
Color: Orange to Brown
Note: Middle to Base
Aroma Strength: Strong
Blends well with: Jasmine Grandiflorum generally works with all oils. It helps to round out scents, and tends to work particularly well with other aphrodisiac oils (sandalwood and Ylang Ylang are two great examples)
Aromatic Description: Jasmine Grandiflorum has a smooth, extremely intense floral smell that is both sweet and lingering.
Cautions: None Known.