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Essential Oil Patchouli

Perfumery Note: Base

Botanical Name: Pogostemon cablin

Aromatic Description: Patchouli Essential Oil smells deep, earthy and woody.

Consistency: Medium - Thick

Patchouli Essential Oil Uses:

  • Acne

  • Athlete's Foot

  • Chapped Skin

  • Dermatitis

  • Eczema

  • Fatigue

  • Frigidity

  • Hair Care

  • Insect Repellent

  • Mature Skin

  • Oily Skin

  • Stress

Patchouli Essential Oil has many uses and offers numerous benefits, despite its aroma being an "acquired taste" (so to speak) for some. Patchouli Oil is used in skin care applications, emotionally in diffuser blends, romantically in sensual blends, spiritually at times for meditation, and in making natural personal fragrances. Try using it in low dilution and blend it with other essential oils if you find the aroma a bit overpowering or too earthy to use alone. Patchouli shines beautifully when used in synergy with other essential oils.

Unlike most essential oils that oxidize and diminish in therapeutic and aromatic quality over time, the aroma of Patchouli Essential Oil improves with age like a fine wine.

The fragrance of Patchouli Essential Oil is rich, earthy and grounding. In perfumery and fragrancing applications, patchouli is a base note that acts as a fixative and grounds a blend. Its aroma is suitable for unisex and men's blends. It can act as an aphrodisiac. 

In skin and hair care, Patchouli Oil is a wonderful staple to keep on hand. It is helpful for most all skin types ranging from dry, cracked skin all the way to helping to regulate oily skin and acne. Those with eczema, psoriasis and dandruff have said that patchouli is especially helpful for them. Emotionally, Patchouli Essential Oil is calming and grounding. Spiritually, it has been used alone or in blends during prayer and meditation.

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