Jasmine flower is planted in all over India as Hindu worship the God and offer jasmine flowers to the God.
It is propagated in summer. It can be cultivated in drained and moist soil. Adding cow dung helps to grow it well. It is propagated through wood cuttings and softwood cuttings. It requires full sun, partial shade and proper watering time to time.
- Jasmine flower is used for removing intestinal worms
- It is used in the treatment of jaundice and venereal diseases
- The flower buds are useful in treating ulcers, vesicles, boils, skin diseases and eye disorders.
- The leaves extracts of Jasmine flowers is good against breast tumours.
- It is added with tea for good flavor. Drinking Jasmine tea regularly helps in curing cancer.
- Jasmine oil is poured on head for calming and relaxing. It has very good odour.
Other uses :
- Jasmine oil is used used for making perfumes and incense.
- Its flowers are used to flavor Jasmine tea and other herbal or black tea.
- Its oil is also used in creams, shampoos and soaps.
- Jasmine flowers are stringed together to make garlands and worshiping the God.
- Women in India wear this flower in their hair for natural scent.
- Some communities even use this flower to cover the face of the bridegroom.