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Patchouli EO

Family: Lamiaceae (labiatae)

Extraction: Steam Distilled from dried (fermented) leaves

Plant source: China, Indonesia, Madagascar, Japan

Colour: Deep Golden Brown

Consistency: Medium - Thick

Perfumery Note: Base

Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium

Aromatherapy class: stimulating, mind expanding

Aromatic Description: Rich, warm, musty, heavy, woody aroma with a nearly hidden fruity note.

Benefits: Antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, aphrodisiac, deodorant, stimulant, tonic, insect repellent

Properties: A very important spiritual oil/root in many countries, used as a room freshener, hair tonic, and perfume oil. Good for chapped & cracked skin, dermatitis, eczema, oily hair & skin, wrinkles. Aids in relieving nervous exhaustion, stress related conditions. Famous 60\'s oil which is consistently one of our regular favourites! A reputed aphrodisiac...

Blend Classification: Enhancer (50%-80% of blend)

Blends Well With: bergamot, black pepper, chamomile, cedarwood, clove bud, clary sage, frankincense, geranium, jasmine, lavender, lemon, mandarin, marjoram, myrrh, neroli, orange, rose, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang-ylang

Skin type: oily, blemished

Traditional use: antiseptic, astringent, aphrodisiac, perfume oil

Common Uses: Acne, athlete\'s foot, chapped skin, dermatitis, eczema, ring worm, weeping sores, wrinkles, fatigue, frigidity, anger, anxiety, confusion, hair care, insect repellent, mature skin, oily skin, stress. Uplifts and balances emotional energy

How to use: bath, diffuser, hair or skin care preparations, insect repellent, massage, perfume, room fragrance

Safety Information: Nontoxic, non irritant, non sensitizing

Cautions:  Avoid in allergic and inflammatory skin conditions. Avoid during pregnancy. Please use this oil in moderation. Do not take any oils internally. Do not apply undiluted oils, absolutes or other concentrated essences onto the skin.

If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, cancer or any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a certified Aroma therapist. Keep out of the reach of children.

Important Note:  The information provided herein, is for educational purposes only. This data is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

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