JASMINE Overview Information
Jasmine is a plant. The flower is used to make medicine.
Jasmine has been used for liver disease (hepatitis), liver pain due to cirrhosis, and abdominal pain due to severe diarrhea (dysentery). It is also used to cause relaxation (as a sedative), to heighten sexual desire (as an aphrodisiac), and in cancer treatment.
In foods, jasmine is used to flavor beverages, frozen dairy desserts, candy, baked goods, gelatins, and puddings.
In manufacturing, jasmine is used to add fragrance to creams, lotions, and perfumes.
How does it work?
There isn't enough information to know how jasmine might work.
- Liver problems such as hepatitis and cirrhosis.
- Stomach pain due to severe diarrhea (dysentery).
- Increasing sexual desire (as an aphrodisiac).
- Cancer treatment.
- To cause relaxation (as a sedative).
- Other conditions.
JASMINE Side Effects & Safety
Jasmine seems to be safe for most people in food amounts. It is not known if jasmine is safe when used as medicine. Jasmine may cause allergic reactions.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Jasmine is safe in amounts found in food during pregnancy and breast-feeding, but there's not enough information to know if it's safe in the larger amounts that are used as medicine. Stick to food amounts.
The appropriate dose of jasmine depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for jasmine. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.