Sampagita is a spreading or sprawling, smooth shrub, usually less than 2 meters in height. Leaves are glossy, ovate or rounded and 6 to 12 centimeters long, with short stalks, pointed or blunt tip, and pointed or rounded base. Flowers are white, very fragrant and borne singly or in threes on axillary or terminal inflorescences. Calyx teeth are 8 to 10, very slender, 5 to 8 millimeters long. Corolla tube is slender and 1 to 1.5 centimeters long; the limb is usually double and 1.5 to 2 centimeters in diameter. Stamens are 2, ovary 2-celled. The double kind is called “kampupot,” which is less fragrant.
– Flowers used to make jasmine tea.
– flowers n are used for giving aroma to tea.
– Infusion of flowers used as a face wash because of its fragrance, cleansing and soothing properties.
– Flowers in ben oil or coconut oil for hair, facial or body use or as a perfume oil or perfume base.
– Digestion with vegetable oil to make oil tinctures or liniments.
– Used to scent coconut oil used for the hair.