- It’s leaves are used in the treatment of aphthous, stomatitis, toothache and ulcer in the mouth.
- It is also used traditionally for the treatment of urinary tract infections and as an anti depressant, sedative, mild anesthetic and astringent.
- It is used in depression, nervous exhaustion and stress related conditions. It produces the feeling of optimism, confidence and euphoria.
- It is also used for catarrh, coughs, laryngitis, dysmenorrhoea, labor pains, uterine disorders, skin problem such as dry, greasy, irritated, sensitive skin, and for muscular spasms and sprains.
- It is also used as a remedy for the treatment of hepatitis, dysmenorrhea, stomatitis, and duodenitis.
Jasminum officinale is native to Georgia, China, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan. It is also widely cultivated in the Mediterranean, Caucasus and Northern Persia. In India, it is cultivated throughout the country, but commercial cultivation is confined to Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra.