Jasmine is a fragrant bud that has often been used as tea. The word Jasmine comes from the Persian word ‘yasmin’ meaning Gift from God. Not only does Jasmine taste great, but it has a number of supportive benefits for your body. Most notably, jasmine has been used to support conditions of liver disease. It has also been used as a sedative to support relaxation, and as a gentle aphrodisiac to heighten sexual desire. Some say it can be used to support abdominal pain, especially when due to diarrhea. Some say that it can lessen time between contractions and ease labor, and it is often used in aromatherapy for relaxation. The flowers of this plant represent love, and is used often in weddings in areas such as the Philippines and Indonesia. Enjoy these lovely buds in teas and other preparations.