“The Queen of the Night” also known as, Night Blooming Jasmine; plants that wake when others sleep. Timid jasmine buds that keep their fragrance to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about. -Thomas Moore
According to the book, Indian Medicinal Plants Volume 3, the flowers, essential oil, leaves and the roots of this evergreen plant are widely used in Ayurvedic healing for treating ophthalmic problems, headache, epilepsy, ulcer, insanity, fever, leprosy, vomiting, glactorrhoea, impotency, wounds, itches and other skin problems. It takes about 8,000 hand-picked Jasmine blossoms to extract 1 ml of its essential oil, which makes Jasmine one of the most expensive oils.
Jasmine Sambac is native to India and has been used historically in various countries since ancient times. The name Jasmine is extracted from the Persian name ‘Yasmin’ which means a fragrant flower.
The plants used to extract this absolute are wild crafted.