Patchouli has a sweet, rich, earthy odor that is mentally grounding and balancing. This is one of the best essential oils for skin care due to its versatility - it can help moisturize dry and cracked skin, regulate oily and blemish-prone skin, and overall keep skin looking healthy, young, and vibrant. Patchouli is considered a tonic, having an overall toning effect to help optimize metabolic function and strengthen the immune system. It helps improve blood circulation, digestion, and the elimination of toxins and excess water. Historically believed to be a prophylactic, helping prevent the spread of disease and infection.
Oil Name: Patchouli
Latin Name: Pogostemon patchouli
Country of Origin: Indonesia
Plant Part: Shrub, leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Uses: Uplifting, Sensuous, Calming
Blends With: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Clary sage, Clove Bud, Geranium, Lavender, Neroli, Rose, Sandalwood
Safety Precautions: FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Keep out of the reach of children and away from eyes. Highly concentrated. Always dilute before use.