Patchouli essential oil (Pogostemon cablin) is extracted by steam distilling the leaves of the patchouli plant. It is known for its strong, earthy scent and for a variety of applications throughout the cosmetic and aromatherapy industries.
Has grounding effects on the emotions
Contains anti-inflammatory properties that produce pain-relieving effects
Some research shows that Patchouli oil increases collagen levels in skin
Helps inhibit the growth of common bacteria
Has insecticidal properties (repels house flies and ants)
Stimulates sexual desire
Combine with a carrier oil to:
Apply on neck or temples to help balance mood
Include in your skin care routine for a soft, smooth, even completion
Use as an insect repellent
Add a few drops to the diffuser of your choice to:
Ground emotions and improve focus
Place on patios, picnic tables or any other outdoor activity you wish to keep free of house flies and ants
Enhance the ambiance of a romantic evening
Add a few drops
to your favorite essential oils to create a unique cologne
Patchouli essential oil blends well with Cedarwood, Bergamot, Peppermint, Spearmint, Orange, Frankincense and Lavender.
WORD OF CAUTION
Always mix Patchouli essential oil with a carrier oil before applying topically. A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.
As a general rule, pregnant or nursing women should consult their physician before using essential oils.
Patchouli oil is not for internal use.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.