Patchouli became famous during the 1960s in the United States as a favorite scent of young counter-culture people, but it has been used as a scent in Asia for centuries. It is best known for its skin care applications. When added to a carrier oil, it can help with the appearance of skin wrinkles, scars, and skin blemishes and it’s a wonderful addition to a man’s deodorant formula. When diffused, Patchouli can help alleviate nervous tension and worry and is a soothing oil to diffuse during meditation.
(10 mL Bottle)
Patchouli (Dark) Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Pogostemon Cablin
Country of Origin: Indonesia
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Leaves
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Patchouli essential oil has a rich, earthy, woody, “wine” scent.
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Cedarwood (all types), Clove, Copaiba balsam, Cypress, Geranium, Lavender, Myrrh, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Rose absolute, Sandalwood and Vetiver.
Cautions: None known.
Focus your mind during meditation by diffusing 1 drop of patchouli with 1 drop of sweet basil. Patchouli is very useful as part of a blend to combat shoe and foot odor. Fill an old tube sock with baking soda; add lemon and patchouli oils to baking soda and tuck sock into the shoe; leave for 12-24 hrs.