Its name comes from the Arabic 'yâsamîn', itself borrowed from Persian. The sweet-smelling flower grows on an Indian shrub of the Oleaceae family. Cleopatra is said to have gone to meet Marc Antoine on a boat whose sails we coasted with jasmine essence.
It blooms all Summer long. Jasmine is relaxing and known for being:
- Calming and soothing, helping to reduce anxiety and lack of energy
- A sedative, helping to fight against insomnia
- Antiseptic, helping to clear the air
Burning Time: 40-45 hours