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Herbal medicine
A poisonous evergreen vine; it is not used by herbologists.
A remedy that has been used to treat the nervous system and mucosal membranes, as well as cardiac arrhythmias, earaches, fever-associated myalgias, headaches that are worse with bright lights, insomnia, menstrual dysfunctions, phobias, shock, sore throat and trembling.
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Kubota, "Identification of potent odorants in Chinese jasmine green tea scented with flowers of Jasminum sambac," Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol.
Fabaceae JS 270 Jasminum dichotomum Vahl Oleaceae JS 273 Leonotis nepetifolia var.
Keywords: Jasminum humile, Dorema aucheri, Oleaceae, Apiaceae, antioxidant, antibacterial.
The results clearly indicated that RAPD analysis provide a good tool to detect and classify the genetic diversity of Jasminum spp.
On the other hand, Sampaguita (Jasminum sambac), which was adopted as the country's national flower as early as 1934, is not endemic to the country because it can also be found across South Asia, Hawaii and even the Middle East, where it is known as Arabian Jasmine.
The Jasminum sambac plant belongs to the jasmine family and is popularly known in the subcontinent as 'motia'.
One of the most fragrant and popular varieties is winter jasmine, Jasminum polyanthum, which needs moist soil and bright but indirect sunlight.
Another great wall shrub is winter flowering jasmine (Jasminum nudiflorum), but sadly its yellow blooms are unscented.
One favorite synergistic oil blend for helping relieve PMS symptoms and headaches caused from hormonal imbalances is thirty drops clary sage (Salvia sclarea), twenty drops fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), twenty drops marjoram (Origanum majorana), five drops jasmine (Jasminum officinale) and eight drops sage (Salvia officinalis).
Some climbers, including Hedera canariensis 'Gloire de Marengo', Jasminum officinale 'Fiona Sunrise', Hydrangea serratifolia and Vitis coignetiae need no pruning, other than to keep within your boundary.
You'll want pleasant scents, too, and nothing produces more than Jasminum polyanthum, which is also a superb climber.
FYI: Jasmonates were first detected as fragrant constituents of essential oils in Jasminum and Rosmarinum.