what does jasmine smell like?

What does Jasmine smell like?

Jasmine is a widely popular flower that is well-known for its peculiar flowery scent across the world. It is a major part of many beauty and wellness industries and has acquired quite a reputation as a flower over the years. What makes the flower and its scent so special? We elaborate here. 

What is Jasmine? 

Jasmine is a flowering shrub from the olive family. The plant typically has white or yellow flowers and grows mostly in tropical and subtropical regions. It has It is an exotic, beautiful flower with an intoxicating scent. The plant is sometimes cultivated just for its fragrance. 

Jasmine is widely renowned. It also has a place of pride in many cultures. It is even the national flower of many countries. The plant is seen as a symbol of beauty and purity. The flowers have a multitude of benefits, including relieving stress, skincare, air purification, etc. 

What does Jasmine smell like? 

Jasmine has a rich, flowery scent. It is said to have aphrodisiacal properties. The aroma of Jasmine is sweet and green and has soothing effects. Actually, different varieties of jasmine can have slight differences in their particular scent but they are all wonderfully intoxicating. It has a gentle, calming vibe to it. Despite its relaxing capabilities, the scent is heady and overpowering in a good way.

The actual scent is mostly derived from the flowers themselves. Getting the scented oil includes the process of leaching. The extracted oil has a bold yet delicate fragrance. 

The flower has a sensual quality that adds beautifully to any oils that are mixed with it but is mostly used in smaller quantities to avoid the scent from being too much. Its presence has ended up creating some amazing and refreshing blends. Its exotic scent is nicely paired with green tea, grapefruit, lemon, and other citrusy scents. In fact, its alluring nature has led to it being referred to as the ‘perfume of love in many cultures. It was also famously used in history to woo women. The flower and its smell symbolize affection and purity.

What is it used for?

Jasmine is used extensively for its mesmerizing scent. It is a popular ingredient in body care products for the virtue of its intoxicating fragrance. It has earned a place for itself in the world of aromatherapy and meditation as a facilitator of a soothing environment. It has also become a giant contributor to the world on perfumery, incense sticks, and candles- basically products that are marketed towards the sense of smell. 

Jasmine Perfumes for Men

Despite the beliefs that floral scents like jasmine are too ‘girly’ to be adorned by men, Jasmine features extensively is some tastefully construed scents that can add major value to your wardrobe. Here is a list of some of those scents for your consideration. 

1. Jasmin 17 by Le Labo 

Launched in 2006, Jasmin 17 is a woody, floral fragrance for both women and men. It is musky and woody. It was created as a modern version of the traditional floral scents. The bottle contains notes of jasmine, vanilla, musk, and sandalwood. The playful blend is refreshing and also simple. 

2. BOSS the Collection Silk & Jasmine by Hugo Boss

This fragrance was made by the house of Hugo Boss in 2011. It includes notes of jasmine, clove, honey, and vanilla and is part of a very exclusive collection launched by the reputed brand. The scent is both bold yet sweet. It will appeal to the confident man of today is a great way and will definitely help in making your presence more memorable. 

3. Amouage Gold pour Homme by Amouage 

It is woody yet floral scent only for men that was launched in 1998. The scent is surprisingly yet tastefully bold. Jasmine is included in the middle notes along with myrrh. The top notes have Rosehip and incense, and base notes include musk, amber, patchouli, sandalwood, and cedar. It is a luxurious-smelling, rich fragrance. 

4. Jasminisha by Moresque

This bottle was launched in 2018 and is intended for both men and women. It has an alluring scent that is supposed to be reminiscent of Indian autumn. It has jasmine, orange blossom, and ginger flower in the middle notes. The top notes are mandarin orange and ginger with vanilla, woody notes, musk, and amber in the base notes. The aroma is a fresh and attractive blend.

5. Elysium Pour Homme parfum Cologne by Roja Dove

The scent was launched in 2017 and is an aromatic fragrance for men. It features jasmine in the middle notes with other scents like vetiver, juniper berries, apple, pink pepper, and Cypriol oil. The base notes are leather, labdanum, vanilla, and the top notes are lemon, lime, thyme, bergamot, and grapefruit. It has a fresh aroma, laced with hints of citrus and jasmine. It also has sweet and woody notes. 

6. Jasmine Full by Montale

The production of this bottle began in 2006 and the fragrance was made available for both men and women. The intoxicating perfume contains notes of jasmine along with honeysuckle and orange blossom. The perfume smells largely of jasmine at first but is then finely balanced with the other complimenting notes. It is a perfect product for people who adore jasmine.

7. Joop! Homme by Joop!

Launched in 1989, Joop! Homme is an amber fragrance exclusively made for men. It has Jasmine, cinnamon, cardamom, and lily-of-the-valley in middle notes. The top notes feature orange blossom, bergamot, and mandarin orange, with vanilla, sandalwood, Tonka bean, patchouli, and honey in base notes. The scent is sweet and warm. It is ideally suited for wear in the colder months.

the bottom line:

If you look past the stigma of flowery scent being limited to only women, you will realize that a flower-like Jasmine could actually help a lot in you making an impression with your scent. It is undoubtedly worth at least a try. We believe that it will end up becoming an important part of your prized possessions.


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Dylan is a Men's fashion and image consultant, He is also the man behind Dapperclan. He is extremely passionate about fashion and wants to help men style and look better.