Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Healing wtih Jasmine Oil

G'morning my lovely followers! Well I finally feel caught up on sleep, yay!  Today's post should be a fun one. I love the scent of Jasmine, it evokes feelings of warmth and passion and it's so romantic...pair it with a few candles for that romantic evening .

good morning Pictures, Images and PhotosJasmine oil is also expensive; to extract just one pound of the oil requires more than three million, (wow) one day old flowers.

The rich aroma of Jasmine incense can be used to fragrance a room with a relaxing and romantic atmosphere, this will less expensive and still perfect for a candlelit dinner with that someone special.

So read on as there are so many different ways to use this wonderful oil.


                                   
 ~Peace~



Healing With Jasmine Oil





Regarded as the "King of flower oils", Jasmine is an effective aphrodisiac, bring out inner desires and restoring sexual energy. Used as a massage oil or room fragrance, it is soothing and uplifting.

Jasmine warms the emotions, calms the nerves and dispels feelings of apathy and listlessness, replacing them with energy and optimism.

It takes three million Jasmine flowers to create a single pound of essential oil; they must be hand-picked before dawn, and the essence is skillfully extracted, using alcohol solvents.

Midwives have used Jasmine for centuries to strengthen contractions and speed up delivery ( wow ..wish I knew that before I used the Castor oil!!). It also helps to balance the new mother's hormones, especially when combined with either Rose or Neroli oils.

Jasmine has skin-softening properties and is beneficial to dry, sensitive or inflamed skin, especially when the condition is related to stress.



Active Ingredients Of Jasmine Oil

****DO NOT USE DURING PREGNANCY****



Esters~Jasmine is extremely rich in Esters, which can make up 70% of the oil. Esters are the most relaxing chemical "family" found in essential oils. They calm the nervous system and have anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties


Ketones~Jasmine contains low concentrations of the Ketone Jasmone, which contributes a warm, spicy odor and has potent therapeutic properties.




Using Jasmine Oil


Perfect Skin Softener





Skin-Softening Bath~Add 5-6 drops of Jasmine oil to your bath for a softening soak.





Soothe Stressed Skin~For dry, inflamed skin conditions, especially from stress, rub on a lotion made from:
  • 2 drops Jasmine
  • 1 drop Lavender
  • 1 drop Chamomile
  • 1 tsp Aloe Vera lotion or moisturizing cream




Moisturizing Blend~Smooth dry skin on your elbows and knees 2x a day with a blend of:
  • 2 drops Jasmine
  • 4 drops Chamomile
  • 4 drops Sandalwood
  • 1 tsp Sweet Almond
  • 1 tsp Jojoba carrier base


For Mind & Emotions



Boost Energy~Get a great energy boost with an all over body massage using this blend:
  • 2 drops Jasmine
  • 4 drops Clary Sage
  • 4 drops Rosemary
  • 5 drops Sweet Orange
  • 1 tsp Sweet Almond
The Jasmine and Sweet Orange will dispel any gloomy thoughts and encourage a more positive outlook, while the Rosemary and Clary Sage will work to invigorate the mind.




Fight Fatigue~To treat exhaustive stress, use a massage blend of :
  • 1 drop Jasmine
  • 2 drops Neroli
  • 5 drops Lavender
  • 7 drops Lemon
  • 1 tsp Grapeseed


Lift Mood~For sufferers of depression, create a soothing and uplifting room fragrance to warm your emotions. Add the following to a room vaporizer:
  • 3 drops Jasmine
  • 6 drops Lavender
  • 4 drops Bergamot
The Jasmine and Lavender oils will work together to help ease anxiety and the Bergamot will refresh the mind.



Okay...another post down...now go smell the oils!

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