Jasmine Sambac Absolute is not the Jasmine so many are familiar with. Grown in the Sambac region of India is has a the same rich, deep aroma but with a less sweet floral aroma. Most of us can barely tell the difference. In our opinion, it is the ultimate Jasmine. It is primarily used in perfumery.Uses of Jasmine Sambac Absolute Essential Oil
IndiaHistory and Background
Jasmine Sambac is one of the rare and precious oils. It is an oil that brings a lightness and happy feeling to those who use it. This is a potent oil - it should be diluted before using; a little will go a long way. It is best diluted in jojoba oil or used in a blend of other oils. As a minor component it mixes well with most other oils.
Jasmine has been referred to as the King of Oils since ancient times. This is mostly due to its more masculine aroma. Ironically, it also has been nicknamed 'Queen of the Night' and 'Moonlight of the Grove'. It has been used for centuries in perfumes, for its aphrodisiac properties. Its rich, exotic aroma has been used for its euphoric effect by raising the spirits, especially for feelings of tension, hopelessness and emotional exhaustion. In Chinese medicine, neutral energy of fire and water element, supports Heart Qi, uplifts mind, good for hot, cold, excess, or deficient conditions. Works on a euphoric, uplifting, nostalgia, ancient memory level. Restores creativity and original thought. Affinity for the 4th (heart) chakra; also works with the 7th (crown) chakra. Oil of indulgence. Boosts self esteem. Believed to be aligned with energy of the moon and the night.Physical Description
Dark, orange-red liquid with a slightly thick consistency.Aromatic Description
Not as sweet as regular Jasmine with a green, slightly spicy scent. It is very strong and has a more masculine aroma.Biological Makeup and Components
Benzyl acetate, benzyl propionate, linalool, methyl anthranilate, cis-jamone, indole, methyl jasmonate, cis-3-hendenyl acetate, eugenolExtraction Technique
Concrete is produced by solvent extraction. Absolute is obtained from concrete by separation with alcohol.Information for Aromatherapists
Jasmine Sambac Absolute essential oil is a top note and blends well with amyris, bergamot, black pepper,cedarwood, chamomile Roman, clary sage, coriander, frankincense, galbanum, geranium, grapefruit pink, helichrysum, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, lime, mandarin, melissa, neroli, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang.
Our Jasmine Sambac Absolute essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions