“Good for self doubt,
depression, nervous exhaustion, mental stimulation”
Latin name: Jasminum officinale
Description of plant: An evergreen climber that produces white star-shaped, sweet-smelling blossoms
Nature of oil: An orangey-brown viscous liquid; a reputed aphrodisiac
Method of oil extraction: Solvent extraction of the fresh flowers picked after dusk
Blends well with: Other floral essences, citrus essences, clary sage, sandalwood
Specific precautions required: Avoid using during pregnancy. May irritate sensitive skin. Use sparingly
Stress-relieving properties include: Emotionally warming; uplifts, nurtures, boosts confidence; good for depression and other stress-related disorders, addiction, scarring
Medical properties include: Muscular aches and pains, catarrh, coughs, laryngitis, painful menstruation, labour pains, depression, premenstrual syndrome
- Wildwood C. Aromatherapy. Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 1996.
For the best effects, it is advisable to buy pure essential oils. Products containing synthetic ingredients will not provide the same degree of benefit.
A word of caution about essential oils:
The essential oils supplied with Aroma4U products are 100% pure and natural, but even natural products can have side effects if not used properly,
and some degree of care is needed when handling them. Pure undiluted essential oils should not (in general) be used directly on the skin.
Do not take essential oils internally. Essential oils should be kept away from children, pets and the eyes. Essential oils are also very volatile and,
therefore flammable – keep them away from naked flames. Aromatherapy products are never to be used in place of medical treatment.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, suffering from high blood pressure or already taking medication consult your medical practitioner or a qualified aromatherapist.
The essential oils info provided above is for general information, and are not intended to substitute for informed professional medical, psychiatric,
psychological, legal, or other professional advice. Aroma4U.co.uk (CUS Busting Ltd) does not endorse, and expressly disclaims
liability for any product, manufacturer, distributor, service or service provider mentioned or any opinion expressed in the above article.
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01 January 2016