Absolutely premium, pure jasmine petals. Exactly as pictured.
Jasmine, the national flower of Pakistan, may have a history in many cultures as an aphrodisiac, antiseptic, antispasmodic, stimulant, anti-depressive, emollient and calming agent. The syrup of jasmine flowers may have been used as a cough remedy, and an infusion of leaves may have been used to rinse sore eyes and wounds. Jasmine also has a history of people claiming it can reduce stretch marks and treat aged, wrinkly skin. More scientific study and research is needed to verify any claims regarding the effects of jasmine. The fragrant oil of jasmine has been used for hundreds of years as a scent in soaps and many other products, including perfumes. Jasmine oil is used in the famous Channel Nº5 perfume.
Botanical name: Jasminum Odoratissimum
Plant family: Oleaceae
Also called: Common White Jasmine, True Jasmine, Hardy Jasmine, Poet’s Jasmine, Jessamine.
Jasmine is considered a vine or shrub that grows 6–8 feet tall and has famously fragrant flowers. Jasmine flowers are normally white and have five to ten petals with two stamens in each flower, often hidden in a narrow corolla tube.
Jasmine plants prefer full to partial sun, moist soil within the pH range of 4.9 to 8.3, and an annual rainfall of 40 to 110 inches. Native to the tropical and temperate regions of Eurasia, Australasia and Oceania.
Jasmine petals make a fantastic tea and are also used in tea blends to help cover the flavor of poor-tasting herbs.
Try starting out with 1 gram of jasmine petals per 16 ounces of water. Boil the flowers in the water for at least 5 minutes, then allow it to cool and strain out the petals. If you would like a stronger or weaker tea, you can increase or decrease the amount of flower used and the amount of time it is boiled in small increments.
Jasmine is a very smooth, good-flavored, relaxing smoke. It actually keeps its flavor and sent when burned, which is very rare. This also makes jasmine a valuable tool in smoking blends because it can help reduce the unpleasant flavor of harsher herbs in the blends. Mellow Yellow™ was one of the first commercially available smokable tea blends to use jasmine petals.
Jasmine petals are most certainly used in smudging blends and would be a recommended addition to anyone who enjoys making their own.
Jasmine is used in skin care products and herbal medicines.
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