Jasmine flowers grow in tropical and warm or temperate regions and are ususally grown for your unique fragnance. There are around 200 species of Jasmine. Women in India and especially in South Indian households decorate their hair with Jasmine flowers as it is believed to bring in happiness and prosperity. These can also be used in auspicious pooja rituals. This flower has traditional, religious, social, spiritual and medicinal benefits and plays an important role in south India. Fresh jasmine flowers are one of the most important element in south Indian weddings, right from the wedding decor to the puja thali. Jasmine flowers are also used for decorating the wedding hall.