The name Jasmine is derived from the Persia 'jasmine' delicate intoxicating, euphoric floral essence. The flowers are harvested before dawn so the delicate aroma won't evaporate in the sun. Warming and relaxing to the body. Heightens sensual awareness. Renowned for enhancing love and joy, Jasmine is a reputed aphrodisiac. Jasmine is also known to encourage self-confidence and optimism. Use with a light touch. . The Chinese, Arabians and Indians used Jasmine medicinally, as an aphrodisiac and for ceremonial purposes. Jasmine Absolute can be used as blended massage oil or diluted in the bath for: addiction, postnatal depression, relaxation, muscle pain, coughs, tension, stress and nervousness.