Jasmine Absolute, Egypt

Jasminum grandiflorum L.

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Egyptian Jasmine is renowned for its exquisite bouquet, reinforcing Jasmine’s solid reputation as the King of Flowers. The aroma of our Jasmine Absolute from Egypt is intensely floral, sweet, tenacious, with a somewhat musky and tea/honey undertone; it is slightly lighter than our Jasmine Absolute from India,

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Selected size SKU:445-015 - Jasmine Absolute, Egypt 15 ml (1/2 oz)

1 ml (1/30 oz)
$13.50
2 ml (1/15 oz)
$26.75
5 ml (1/6 oz)
$56.25
15 ml (1/2 oz)
$137.75
30 ml (1 oz)
$250.00
59.14 ml (2 oz)
$455.00
118.29 ml (4 oz)
$836.50
236.58 ml (8 oz)
$1,545.50
473.17 ml (16 oz)
$2,875.50
$13.50
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Egyptian Jasmine is renowned for its exquisite bouquet, reinforcing Jasmine’s solid reputation as the King of Flowers. The aroma of our Jasmine Absolute from Egypt is intensely floral, sweet, tenacious, with a somewhat musky and tea/honey undertone; it is slightly lighter than our Jasmine Absolute from India, yet still very concentrated. It harmonizes well with almost all other essences and, due to its powerful aroma, is best diluted in a carrier oil or alcohol before blending with other oils. Only a hint of this precious oil is needed to impart elegance, balance, and smoothness to perfume creations.

Jasmine has been among the principal ingredients of more than 80% of all quality perfumes and a third of all men’s fragrances.[4] The sensual aroma is exhilarating and playful, and according to Patricia Davis, brings together the fiery dynamism associated with the masculine aspect (yang) and the soft earthiness of the feminine (yin).[5] The uninhibited aroma evokes lightness and joy, setting the stage for physical awareness and imagination. It is no wonder that the flowers, thought to awaken the spiritual nature of intimacy, have been used traditionally in some cultures to decorate the bed of newlyweds. In magical spiritual traditions, Jasmine is used as a devotional anointing oil and is worn for blessings and good luck.[6]

One look at the chemistry of this seductive aroma explains a lot about its sensual appeal. Amid a bouquet of complex flowery esters, including methyl anthranilate, is the queen of floral aromas, indole, but only if smelled in low concentrations; it occurs naturally in human feces and, at full strength, has an intense fecal odor. At very low concentrations, however, it is intensely floral and appears in some of the sweetest blossoms – for example Narcissus, Jonquil, Honeysuckle, Champaca and Neroli – and is highly regarded in natural perfumery. The aroma of Jasmine is said to blend with virtually everything and is an indispensable ingredient for the natural perfumer.

1 Lawless, Julia. The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils, 2013, p. 116.

2 Lawless, Alec. Artisan Perfumery or Being Led by the Nose, 2009, pp. 72-3.

3 Tisserand, Robert and Rodney Young. Essential Oil Safety, 2nd ed., 2014, p. 312.

4 Groom, Nigel. The New Perfume Handbook, 2nd ed., 1997, pp. 168-9.

5 Davis, Patricia. Subtle Aromatherapy, 1991, p. 208.

6 Miller, Richard Alan and Iona Miller. The Magical and Ritual Use of Perfumes, 1990, p. 130.

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Gorgeous

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Like buying the most decadent perfume!

Review by Zama 2/22/2024

Heavenly

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I was hesitant to try this because of some of the negative reviews, and a personal dislike for the intense indole smell from eden's Jasmine grandiflora India... but I took a chance and ordered a 1ml... wow, this stuff smells like paradise. Thank you Eden!

Review by EM 11/21/2019

Heaven in a bottle

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This absolute is extremely smooth and relaxing. I have yet to use this oil in a blend, but it’s sole purpose seems to be for me to smell it right out of the bottle every chance I get. It’s honey/banana like musk aroma has become my all time favorite.

Review by demetrius 4/30/2019

Chemical Smell

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I read some of the other reviews before I purchase this Jasmine from Eden Botanicals and the others are correct. There is a strange chemical or medicinal iodine like smell to this oil. From the oil room: Thank you for writing. Aromatic oils such as essential oils, absolutes and organic extracts are very concentrated - in that form, the aroma (especially as smelled from the container) is not representative of how it is when diluted to a percentage that accurately displays the scent. Dilution is required, sometimes to as low as 5-10 percent in order to get a true read of the aroma. Or, if you have not already done so, another suggestion is to use a fragrance tester strip (https://www.edenbotanicals.com/products/containers-accessories/fragrance-tester-strips.html) to assess the aroma of our Jasmine Absolutes, either diluted or undiluted. In this way, the oil is exposed to air so it can evaporate and allow for thorough aromatic assessment during the complete drydown of the oil.

Review by Nicole 2/5/2018

Not sure yet

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I'm just starting the hobby of perfume making. I wanted to get away from synthetics and this is my first foray into essential oils. I wanted to make a simple jasmine perfume by mixing the absolute with the carrier oil. I made a 5% solution. To me it smells slightly medicinal and not floral at all. I'm hoping it just needs to mature. Not pleased at all with the fragrance that it is right now.

Review by Mcv 10/16/2016

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