Qi Li Xiang (Orange Jessamine) - Murraya paniculata, 1 dram
Steam distilled Murraya paniculata, Orange Jessamine
Qi Li Xiang has a delightful, soft jasmine like aroma with a tangy sweet orange undertone. It’s effect immediately makes one want to look up and smile.
Orange Jessamine is a small, tropical, hardy evergreen tree or shrub growing up to 7 m tall. It’s pretty, fragrant white flowers bloom throughout the year. It is native to China, South and Souteast Asia. Honey bee farms have been known to plant Orange Jessamine near bee hives serving not only as food for the bees but as protection from harsh winds.
Murraya paniculata has a calming effect on the spirit. In China, It is used in traditional medicine as an analgesic and to clean toxins. It moves the blood and resolves swelling and bruising.
Major chemical components: Benzyl acetate 20.47%, Phenylethyl Alcohol 19.20%, Eugenol 13.92%, Benzyl propionate 13.14%, Linalyl acetate 10.62%, Linalool 10.23%, Idol 3.67% (The amino acid tryptophan is an indole derivative and the precursor of the neurotransmitter serotonin.)