Botanical name: Pogostemon cablin Origin: Indonesia
Description: The oil comes from the leaves of flowers, which grow from aromatic tall grass
Aromatic scent: A strong earthy scent
Perfume note: Base
Consistency: A thick viscosity, which will take longer to drip from the bottle. The dropper can be removed and a pipette used instead. Can be slightly sticky
What is it good for: It is an anti-inflammatory and an aphrodisiac, often used in a perfume as a base note. It mixes wonderfully with other floral top notes, like Ylang Ylang. Patchouli essential oil has many uses and benefits for both the mind and body. It contains a variety of skin benefits and can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, blemishes, and skin imperfections. Patchouli essential oil can also promote a smooth and glowing complexion. The unique, herbaceous aroma is great for diffusing, and its rich chemical properties can have grounding and balancing effect on emotions when used aromatically or topically. It also helps to aid mindfulness practice.
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Blends with: Bergamot, Chamomile, Citronella, Jasmine, Lavender And Ylang Ylang
Suggested Usage: It is best to dilute essential oil in carrier oil such as Grapeseed if you intend to prepare massage oil. Don't use essential oils neat onto your skin. Start with 1% essential oil to 99% carrier and increase essential oil until you have desired aroma strength.
Possible side effects: patchouli oil is hazardous if ingested.
Bottle: These bottles are designed for pharmaceutical use, they are impact resistant but care should be taken with glass bottles on hard surfaces. The bottles are designed in Austria, using green natural glass; they are not sprayed and can be recycled over and over again.