patchouli essential oil
An exotic fragrance, Patchouli oil is a good skin tissue regenerator, helps with infections and insect bites, water retention and can help with stress and addictions.
It is a good oil for fighting depression and anxiety and has great diuretic properties, helping to break down cellulite, ease constipation and fight water retention. It also has a great deodorising action, cools down hot skin and inflammations and stimulates the regeneration of skin cells, speeding up healing and preventing scars forming when wounds heal.
It is effective for fungal and bacterial infection and is of great help for insect bites. It could also be used as an insect repellant.
Patchouli oil is very effective in sorting out rough, cracked and overly dehydrated skin and is used to treat acne, acne, eczema, sores, ulcers, any fungal infections, as well as scalp disorders.
The instantly recognisable "hippy oil". An earthy, musky, herbaceous base note gives way to a sweet and spicy top note. Unlike many essential oils, Patchouli matures with age.
The essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves. The younger leaves are used for the best scent.
Country of Origin
Patchoulol (Alcohol), Benzoic, Cinnamic (Aldehydes), Eugenol (Phenol), Cadinene (Sesquiterpene)