Jasmine essential oil is best used in an aroma lamp
Jasmine flower or wild star (Jasminum grandiflorum) is a popular climber with very fragrant white flowers, from the olive family (Oleaceae). It grows slowly but with the largest sweet-smelling, white flowers and shiny dark green leaves. The flowers have the appearance of a miniature rose.
There are about 200 types of jasmine flowers. They grow in tropical and subtropical parts of Asia, Africa and Australia. Most species grow in South and Southeast Asia. It is best grown next to a porch, in a gazebo or other structure, or on a large old stump. Pruning is mandatory during the spring to renew the plant. Flowering time is from mid-summer to early autumn.
Drinking a warm cup of jasmine tea has a beneficial effect. The leaves have preventive effects against diseases (cancer, reduction of cholesterol levels, etc.). The leaves are the medicinal part of the plant.
Research has shown the ability of jasmine to slow down the growth of cancerous cells. One trial produced a chemo-protective effect against breast cancer, while another showed a positive effect against prostate cancer. The researcher from Israel even managed to develop a cure against cancer using “jasmonite” (a component of the stem of the plant that protects the plant from injury). It is a natural anti-anxiety medicine. Scientists in Japan selected 24 volunteer participants in the study. The study showed that the plant (scent of jasmine tea) has calming effects like a sedative. Volunteers smelled jasmine tea and their heart rate dropped. They were calm and relaxed.
A cup of jasmine tea has advantages over traditional anti-anxiety medications
Cholesterol reduction and antibacterial properties. Green tea in combination with jasmine tea reduces the level of bad cholesterol and triglycerides. Jasmine tea lowers blood pressure, strengthens the immune system, slows down aging. Regular consumption of tea also helps to reduce body weight. It can even prevent stroke, arteriosclerosis and heart attack.
Herbalists advise women to drink jasmine and chamomile tea during a painful menstrual cycle
The jasmine plant is the national symbol of several countries in the world, including Hawaii, Indonesia, Pakistan and the Philippines.
Jasmine tea is, without any competition, the most popular and widespread drink in China, which is also deeply rooted in culture and tradition.
The jasmine plant is present in about 83% of women’s and 33% of men’s perfumes
Jasmine essential oil is used in aromatherapy. Even the ancient Greeks and Romans discovered the various benefits of jasmine essential oil. It is a natural remedy against stress, anxiety, fatigue, depression, pain during the monthly cycle for women, menopause, and it is believed to have aphrodisiac properties. Pregnant women and babies should not use this oil. Jasmine essential oil is best used in an aroma lamp