Solvent extracted from the flower petals that are carefully hand harvested in the early hours of dawn as they bloom. The solvent is then removed and the absolute is obtained. It takes several thousand pounds of petals to produce 1 pound of the absolute. This exotic smelling oil, native to India, is used for its relaxing and uplifting properties and has long been associated as an aphrodisiac. Its aroma is a rich and warm floral that has been a cornerstone for the perfume industry. Jasmine blends well with orange, grapefruit, sandalwood, rose, and ylang ylang.