Jasminum officinale, commonly known as common jasmine, poet's jasmine or true jasmine, is a species of jasmine, in the family Oleaceae. It has five petals white flower, which is famous for its scent. The flowers are produced from spring to late Autumn. Essential oil of this species has many medicinal properties and is used in perfumes and cosmetics. Jasminum officinale is widely grown in Pakistan and is serving as the national flower of Pakistan.