Mysterious, exotic and oriental - Patchouli Essential Oil is a musty, sweet, spicy, heavy scent.
Regenerative, earthy, grounding and balancing - evocative of freedom and non-conformity and known as a scent of the 60s. Patchouli is used as a base note and fixative in perfumery, being a component in many famous perfumes.
It is relaxing, uplifting, soothing and is believed to be an aphrodisiac. Patchouli Essential Oil has a beneficial effect on the skin, helping with infections and insect bites, and with stress related problems and addictions. Patchouli oil is considered to improve with age.
Blends Well With:
Bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, chamomile, cinnamon, clary sage, clove, coriander, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemongrass, litsea cubeba, mandarin, myrrh, neroli, oakmoss, opopanax, orange, rose, sandalwood, and vetiver. Don't overuse patchouli as it has a tendency to overpower.
Patchouli is a good general tonic and stimulant, and is helpful to the digestive system. Also useful with headaches and fevers, it has anti-inflammatory and decongestive properties. It has a useful deodorant effect if you are feeling hot and bothered, and its diuretic qualities aid water retention and cellulite. It also relieves insect and snake bites. It is said to tone and tighten the skin, and is used in many anti wrinkle blends. At the same time it helps regulate oily skin and dandruff.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
100% Pure Patchouli Essential Oil (Latin: Pogostemon cablin)
Generally considered safe with no contraindications.
General Safety for All Essential Oils:
For external use only. Do not use directly on skin, dilute in a carrier oil. Do not apply to broken or irritated skin. If skin sensitivity occurs, discontinue use. If you have any medical condition, including pregnancy, seek professional advice before use. Discontinue use and consult your doctor if any adverse reactions occur. Keep out of the reach of children. Keep oils away from eyes.