Jasmine Grandiflorum Absolute
Botanical Name: Jasminum grandiflorum
Plant Part: Flowers
Extraction Method: Solvent Extraction
Description: Jasmine Grandiflorum is a beautiful plant; its flowers bloom in the early dawn as opposed to Jasmine Sambac that blooms in the evening.
Color: Light yellowish brown liquid.
Common Uses: Jasmine Grandiflorum Absolute is well respected for its aphrodisiac properties. It is a sensual, soothing, calming oil that promotes love and peace.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Jasmine Absolute 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 and are two great examples).
Aromatic Scent: Jasmine Grandiflorum Absolute has a smooth, extremely intense floral smell that is both sweet and lingering.
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.