Jasmine Essential Oil, a Surprising Way to Boost Your Mood
Extracted from Jasmine flowers, Jasmine Essential Oil is an antidepressant, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, galactagogue, emmenagogue, parturient, sedative , antispasmodic, cicatrisant, expectorant, and uterine substance.
Jasmine is a popular essential oil which offers the following benefits:
Depression and Stress Relief
Jasmine essential oil calms nerves and anxiety and uplift the spirits, due to a chemical called Gaba. Jasmine has been shown in research to be as effective as sleeping pills, sedatives and anti-anxiety pills. However, it does all of this without any negative side effects.
Jasmine contains Benzaldehyde, Benzoic Acid and Benzyl Benzoate, which are effective germicidals, bactericidals, fungicidals and antivirals. It prevents wounds from becoming septic and eliminates infections when applied topically. When inhaled, it can reduce respiratory infections, and relief coughs and colds.
Stimulates Sexual Desires
Jasmine oil enhances your libido andfeelingsof sexual desire and treats premature ejaculation, frigidity, impotency, and various other sexual disorders.
This fragrant oil helps to treat dry, brittle, or dehydrated skin. Since it is antiseptic, it can be used for the treatment ofeczemaanddermatitis.
Fades Scar Marks
Jasmine Essential Oil is acicatrisant and can help fade scars and stretch marks.
As an Expectorant
The essential oil of jasmine helps clear out the accumulation of phlegm in the respiratory tracts. It also clears the congestion from nasal and respiratory tracts, which can help with allergies, colds and even snoring.
To Treat Insomnia
Since jasmine and its oil is an expectorant, sedative, and antispasmodic, it can help with insomnia and sleeplessness.
To Regulate Menstruation
As an emmenagogue, jasmine helps to regulate periods, balance hormonal levels, and minimize discomforts of menstruation, including fatigue, cramping, nausea, and mood swings. Regulating your period is also a great way to balance the hormonal levels of your body, which can help keep a vast number of other bodily functions from occurring naturally and in a healthy way.
To Ease and Support Childbirth
The essential oil of jasmine eases and supports thebirthing processand reduces labor pains. Jasmine has been known strengthen contractions and shorten the time it takes to deliver a baby. Anecdotal evidence also demonstrates that jasmine aids in the recovery process and to combat post-partum depression due to its uplifting qualities.
To Combat Arthritis and Gout
As an effective anti-inflammatory this calming oil can combat discomfort caused by inflammation including rheumatism and gout.
To Protect the Uterus
This oil is tones the uterus and encourages the emission of certain hormones that ensure good health and proper operation of the uterus. It also offers protection to the uterus from tumors, by restricting the flow of estrogen after menopause.
Jasmine is a natural way to deal with many issues and discomforts that affect the body. However, pregnant and breastfeeding women should be careful when using jasmine essential oil outside of labor.