Botanical Name: Jasminum Sambac
Part Used: Flower
Extraction Method: Solvent Extraction
Arabian jasmine is also known as Jasmine Sambac. It is a vine with fragrant little white flowers and shiny dark green leaves. The flowers are about one inch across and grown in cluster of three to twelve among clusters of 3 leaves, the flowers will fade to pink as they age. They will bloom through the summer or continuously in a warm climate. The flower will bloom late in the evening and will produce a fruit of small black berries. The plant will grow six to ten feet high Jasmine Sambacoutdoors but can also be grown indoors and will be approximately thirty six inches if grown in a pot.
Jasmine Sambac is known as the lovers body oil, because of its sweet intoxicating scent. Its aroma is a musky and masculine, floral scent. Just like other Jasmines Sambac is used for anti-depression; sedative, muscle pain, and an aphrodisiac.
It should not be taken internally in the oil form, and recommended not to use if pregnant. In labor it will help with the contractions, after birth it will help with the scaring of stretch marks. Of course whenever using any products on your skin, always do a small patch test.
Extraction: The absolute is extracted from the flower by a solvent extraction method, as the process of steam distillation can destroy its delicate flower and the scent. It is best if the oil is diluted it works well with Jojoba, sandalwood, ylang ylang; Bergamot, Frankincense, Geranium, Lemongrass, Orange, Rose and other aphrodisiac oils. Try making soap with Jasmine Sambac, but be aware that it does need to be mixed with other essential oils as it will not blend well on its own in the process of making the soap.
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As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.)