The intensely sweet and distinctive scent of Jasmine has been used widely as a perfume since the times of Cleopatra and Louis XVI. The flowers of the plant is adored for its sensuous, sweet, and warmly exotic scent. The name is derived from the French word “Jasmin” and the Persian and Arabic word “Yasamin,” meaning “God’s Gift.” Jasminun is a genus of shrub and vine that contains over 200 species that are native to tropical and warm temperate regions of Eurasia, Africa, and Oceana.
The essential oil of Jasmine is used in Eastern and Asian cultures with special significance in Hinduism. Jasmine is regarded as “the perfume of love” in Hindu culture. In China, the aroma is used to brighten rooms of the sick and is believed to purify the air of pollutants. The Egyptians used Jasmine to treat headaches, nervous disorders, and improve sleep.
The scent of Jasmine has been shown to relieve symptoms of depression and anxiety, uplifting the mood. Additionally, this fragrant flower is known as a powerful aphrodisiac, inviting relaxation, connect, and romance with it’s distinctive sensuous aroma. This potent scent is a key feature in both our Joy Mood Scent and our Love Mood Scent. In Joy Mood Scent, when Jasmine is paired with elevating and mood-balancing botanicals such as Lavender, Orange, and Ylang Ylang—the balance of sweet and citrus and enhances the floral to boost the mood and bring a smile to your face. In our Love Mood Scent, Jasmine is the star and perfectly complimented by the spiciness of Clove and Patchouli, and the sweetness of Neroli and Orange.
Whether you’re in the mood to be uplifted or for romance, the aroma of Jasmine will take you there.