Jasmines are widely cultivated flowers, especially for their flower fragrances. There are over 200 species of jasmines, growing in Africa, Asia, Australasia and Europe.
Beside fragrances, jasmine flowers are used to prepare delicious tea. If green tea is recommended in spring and summer, jasmine tea is recommended during the cold seasons.
Health Benefits of Jasmine Tea
Jasmin tea is a recommended drink for people who want to lose weight, because it improves the body metabolism. Even if jasmin tea doesn’t have energetic properties like the green tea, it calms and regulates the blood vassels circulation.
Jasmine, a strong sedative
The sedative properties of jasmin tea helps remove migraines, stress, depression. A jasmine infusion (or by inhaling jasmin fragrance) soothes the body, promotes sleep (for sleep disorders), relieves anxiety.
Jasmine, a powerful aphrodisiac
The jasmin tea has intense aphrodisiac effects. Its rich and sweet scent is seductive, and drinking the tea improves libido and spices up the romance. Jasmin is appreciated as an aphrodisic, together with lavender or sandalwood.
The powerful Jasmine Oil
Massage therapeuts use this oil to relax and calm tense muscles or treat muscular pain and sores. Jasmine oil is also used as a skin tonic, in combination with other ingredients such as vanilla, jojoba.
An aromatherapy session based on jasmine oil (either massage oil or diluted in the bath water) helps promote body relaxation, lift postnatal depression, soothe coughs, reduce tension and nervousness.
If you choose jasmine tea, be sure to drink it after meals (to avoid stomach acidity) or before sleep (to avoid insomnia).