Known as the 'Queen of the Night'. The sweet, erotic scent of the blossoms open in the very early morning hours. The jasmine season begins at the end of July, the perfume of this flower is both exquisite and so fragile.
According to Holmes & Mojay they describe Jasmine as having 'yang' qualities. In terms of TCM, this means that it is used to dispel cold and generate warmth. The fragrance of jasmine has been said to diminish fear, helpful in enhancing self-confidence and defeating pessimism.
According to Worwood, she has described the female jasmine personality as the passionate seductress, gentle and charismatic, bewitching all those who come into her presence. The male jasmine personality is equally charming, charismatic and at ease with his femininty. Jasmine personalities are joyful, happy people, comfortable with themselves.
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Worwood, V. The Fragrant Mind.