Botanical Name: Jasminum grandiflorum
Plant Part: Flowers
Extraction Method: Solvent Extraction
Description: Jasmine Grandiflorum is a beautiful
plant and its flowers bloom in the early dawn unlike Jasmine Sambac,
which blooms in the evening.
Color: Light reddish brown liquid.
Common Uses: Jasmine is always in high demand for it
exquisitely fragrant properties. It is a sensual blossom whose
fragrance profile figures prominently lending top notes to many of the
world’s best perfumes. Because this is diluted in Jojoba Oil, it can be
used as a simple or blended with other oils to make a purely natural
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Jasmine Absolutes generally work
well with other aromatic oils. Its top note helps to blend and round out
scents, and works particularly well with fragrant woods like Sandalwood, and other florals like Ylang Ylang.
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.