Jasmine is known for its beauty appeal...
Jasmine flower is famous for its wonderful fragrance and its beauty appeal. Its beautiful white color though there are some species which have a yellow color, while a rare variety comes with slightly reddish tinges.
Around 200 species grow in the warm tropical climates of Asia , Africa and Australasia of which only one variety grows in Europe. It stands for hope, life, happiness and love.
In India it stands for divine hope while in Thailand it symbolizes the mother who gives life to a baby and nurtures her children through life.
The flower remains closed during the day and blooms after nightfall releasing its heavenly fragrance all around the place.
A hot drink like tea is made from it in China for health purposes.
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carmela wrote on October 30, 2014, 10:36 AM
i love Jasmine tea. it is served very hot in a tea pot in many Chinese restaurants here in my country. i love the aroma and it calms the stomach after a heavy meal!
MegL wrote on October 30, 2014, 4:47 PM
We have a winter flowering jasmine in this country.
Isabella wrote on October 30, 2014, 8:38 PM
I have a beautiful Jasmine tree in my front yard, it does have a heavenly fragrance, next June when it is in bloom I'll photograph it and I'll write a piece on it.
opa_js wrote on November 3, 2014, 8:21 AM
In China people drinks jasmine tea?
I was thinking they drink Chinese tea, and some other sorts of herbal tea, and what-so-ever type of tea with strong aroma that they fancy.
Which part of China, that they fancy jasmine tea?
celticeagle wrote on November 10, 2014, 3:02 AM
I had no idea there were so many species. It smells divine too.
rana199426 wrote on December 11, 2014, 1:03 PM
I totally agree! Its scent is also one of my favorite scents!! :D
ashuli wrote on January 2, 2015, 5:30 AM
Please do ! I shall be waiting to see the picture... :)