Our organically crafted Gardenia Absolute, also colloquially referred to as Gardenia Essential Oil, is extracted from the delicate white flowers of the Gardenia jasminoides tree, growing in India. Gardenia Absolute has a divine floral aroma that is sweet, enticing, radiant, and slightly herbaceous. The aromatic Gardenia flowers are handpicked during the early morning, before the sun rises, in order to yield the highest essential oil concentration possible during distillation.
Gardenias [Family:Rubiaceae] are highly aromatic creamy-white summer flowers that grow in solitary or in small clusters. They have dark green and glossy leaves with a leathery texture and prominent veins. Native to China where they have been cultivated for thousands of years, Gardenias are fairly adaptable shrubs tolerant of sun or semi-shade, and do best in a well-drained, humus-rich soil. Due to its sweet and rich fragrance, the Gardenia is also referred to as the
The rich, sweet floral scent of Gardenia Absolute has long been said to have aphrodisiac, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties and is widely used in aromatherapy. It can help manage minor pain and inflammation and reduce the presence of unwanted bacterial activity. Gardenia Absolute Oil can also help ease uninvited muscle spasms and is a popular choice to use during labor and delivery, as it is can stimulate contractions while providing pain relief and comfort.
Emotionally and energetically, Gardenia Absolute Oil is known to correct the menopausal imbalances that contribute to depression, insomnia, headache and nervous tension. It can also contribute to alleviating anxiety, irritability and situational depression.
SYNONYMS Gardenia jasminoides J.Ellis
COMMON NAMES Cape Jasmine, Gandhraj, Cape Jessamine, Danh-Danh
Pale yellow to reddish brown colored, slightly viscous, mobile liquid
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