Jasmine essential oil has a sweet, exotic and richly floral smell. It is expensive, as its distillation is more elaborate than for most oils, and is used to deeply relax, lift depression and increase confidence. This oil is said to soothe the nerves and produce a feeling of confidence and optimism, while also restoring energy. It helps cough and due to its soothing and calming properties. It helps cough and laryngitis and is also useful in a message oil to ease muscle pain, sprains, and stiff limbs. Jasmine oil tones dry, oily, or sensitive skin, increases elasticity and is said to reduce stretch marks.