Jasmines are either deciduous or evergreen and its scientific name is Jasminum officianale. Flowers are born in cymose clusters with minimum of three flowers; the fruits of jasmines are berries that turn black when ripe. Jasmines are widely cultivated for its flowers. The plants may be vine or bushes.
Jasmine oil is obtained by absolute extraction of flowers.
It has a sweet aroma, Very flowery & stronger than flowering plant itself.
Main chemical components are cis-jasmone, linalool, benzyl alcohol, indole, benzyl benzoate, benzyl acetate, geraniol, methyl anthranilate and trace amounts of p. cresol, farnesol, cis-3-hexenyl benzoate, eugenol, nerol, ceosol, benzoic acid, benzaldehyde, y-terpineol, nerolidol, isohytol, phytol etc.
It blends well with bergamot, sandalwood, rose & other citrus oils, like orange, grapefruits.