Emily Dickinson’s Herbarium

Jasmine, a gentle flower with a beautiful fragrance, was an inspiration for the poet Emily Dickinson (1830-1886). It was among the first flowers that she inserted into her herbarium.

You can read more about her passion in this article by Marie Popova.

Jasminum officinale or Common Jasmine
Jasminum officinale or Common Jasmine

Jasmine flowers have distinctively calming and relaxing effects, they can be used against muscle cramps and nervous tension, they remove stress, they can have antidepressant effects and they can even induce feelings of satisfaction, optimism and even euphoria :)


In a house with the ghost of Emily Dickinson