Patchouli is a very fragrant herb with soft oval leaves and square stems. It grows from 2 to 3 feet in height and provides an unusual odor that is nonetheless characteristic of patchouli when the leaves are rubbed. Patchouli improves with age, and the aged oil is what is preferred over that which is freshly harvested.
Patchouli oil has a very recognizable aroma that is said to have calming and mood-stabilizing benefits. It is commonly used in perfumes and incense for its therapeutic properties.
A base note with a medium aroma, Patchouli has an earthy aroma with light fruity notes.
Used in aromatherapy for the symptomatic relief of:
Acne, eczema, fatigue, oily skin, mature skin, insect repellent, chapped skin and in hair care.
Used in aromatherapy to help ease emotional symptoms of:
Stress, depression and anxiety.
Patchouli Essential Oil – Organic
Dilute very well before use (2-5mL per 100mL of Blissful Glo Classic cream/butter); for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Evaporate into the air using a diffuser container, spray, or oil droplets, or breathed in, for example, in a steam bath (Use 3-4 drops in the diffuser of choice).
Ingesting, or swallowing, essential oils is not recommended.
Consult with a physician before use if you are pregnant or taking diabetes or anticoagulant medication as adverse effects may occur.