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Ruh Motia (Jasminum sambac eo) / Exotic, Floral, Balsamic, Fruity, Tea / $325 oz Jasminum sambac

  • Product # 1074
  • Part Distilled flowers
  • Process hydrodistilled in copper degs
  • Growth Method conventional
  • Origin India

Ruh Motia (Jasminum sambac eo) / Exotic, Floral, Balsamic, Fruity, Tea / $325 oz

The fragrance of the jasmine is full of delicacy,
And a fairy, on smelling it, would be astonished.
So beautiful are the flowers of the yellow jasmine,
That whoever sees them immediately forgets everything else.
What shall I say of the state of its purity?
For it is such that the foot of the sight slips if it falls on it.*
The smell of the jasmine zambac is most pleasing,
And from one flower of it there is extraordinary fragrance;
Why, then, should not its blossom be held precious?
For its perfume is full of womanly qualities :t
In short, the odour of the jasmine is most sweet;
Why, then, should it not be pleasing to the soul?
By Sher ʻAli Jaʻfarī Afsos


Jasminum sambac essential oil, known as "Ruh Motia" in India, is produced by hydrodistillation in copper vessels in the traditional way in North India.

It is an  light amber colored liquid displaying an immensely rich, warm, exotic, sweet floral bouquet with a complex balsamic, fruity, tea-like undertone of good tenacity.
The indolic and animalic notes usually found in the absolute are almost totally absent in the distilled Ruh. The Ruh captures more of the fine fresh topnotes that one smells in the evening as the flowers begin to open and saturate the atmosphere in which they grow.

In natural perfumery it is used in garland perfumes, sacred essences, high class florals

Blends well with amyris eo; amber sweet melange; ambrette seed eo, co2 and absolute; anise seed eo and co2; apple melange; apricot melange; bergamot eo; basil eo and abs; bay leaf eo and abs; birch sweet eo; bois de rose eo; cananga eo; carnation abs; cardamom eo, co2 and abs; champaca abs; champa white flower eo and abs; cabreva eo; champa white leaf eo; cassie abs; cedarwood eo's and abs's; clove bud eo, co2 and abs; copaiba balsam eo; costus root eo and co2; citron eo; davana eo and co2; galbanum eo, co2 and abs; geranium eo and abs; gurjun balsam eo; hay absolute; ginger eo, co2 and abs; helchrysum eo and abs; hops co2; ho wood eo; jasmine abs; khella eo; lawang eo; lime eo; lime essence eo; lemon eo; lemon essence eo; lemon balm eo and co2; litsea cubeba eo; linden blossom abs and co2; mandarin eo; muhuhu eo; neroli eo; nigella damascena abs; orange blossom abs; nutmeg eo, co2 and abs; orange eo; orange essence eo; orange bitter eo; orris root eo, co2 and abs; osamanthus abs; peach melange; pear melange; peru balsam eo and abs; petitgrain eo; pineapple melange; plai eo; raspberry melange; poplar bud abs and eo; rose eo, co2 and abs; rosewood leaf eo; rosewood melange; rose leaf abs; saffron co2; sage clary eo and abs; sandalwood eo, co2 and abs; siamwood eo; strawberry melange; tangerine eo; tangerine essence eo; styrax eo and abs; tolu balsam abs; tonka bean abs; vanilla abs and co2; zdravetz eo and abs; yuzu eo

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