Pharmaceutical Latin: Flos Jasminum Officinale
Common English: Arabian Jasmine Flower
Herbs that Regulate Qi
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Regulates the flow of Qi, harmonizes the Spleen and Stomach and discharges filth

Abdominal pain due to diarrhea, ulcerative stomatitis, ulcers

Liver Qi Stagnation, hepatitis

Resolves depression

Nervous debility








  1. This herb is considered to be a deconstructant, anthelmintic, diuretic and emenogogic.
  2. It is considered to be anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anti-tumor, anticarcinogenic.
  3. In China the oil is considered a tonic.
  4. Some say it is an aphrodisiac.
  5. The tea is considered calming and helpful for nervous debility.
  6. In the Philippines, water in which the flowers were macerated the night before is used as an eyewash.
  7. The flowers, macerated in oil or alcohol extract are used for rheumatism.
  8. A plaster of flowers is used as a poultice to prevent the flow of milk.
  9. The leaves are used in treating ulcerative stomatitis, ulcers, and wounds.
  10. Hindu physicians use the leaves as a remedy for skin diseases, ulcers of the mouth, and otorrhea.
  11. The fresh juice of the leaves is used to soften corns.
  12. The oil prepared with the fresh juice of the leaves is used for otorrhea.
  13. In Bhavaprakasa, the leaves are chewed for ulcerations of the mucous membranes of the mouth.
  14. In Ayurveda, it is used for skin diseases and wound healing.
  15. The plaster of the flowers is applied to the loins and pubis as an aphrodisiac.
  16. In south China, it is used for treatment of hepatitis.
  17. The leaves are used in preventing and treating cancers.
  18. In Thailand, an infusion of the flowers is used as a cosmetic after bathing.