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Benefits of Patchouli Essential Oil

Patchouli is recognized by aromatherapists as being effective for combating nervous disorders, helping with dandruff, sores, skin irritations and acne.In the perfumery industry, it is interesting to note that Patchouli improves with age, and that the aged product is what is preferred over freshly harvested. In aromatherapy, Patchouli is an excellent fixative that can help extend other, more expensive oils.


The specific properties include use as an:

  • Antidepressant

  • Anti-inflammatory

  • Anti-emetic

  • Antimicrobial

  • Antiphlogistic

  • Antiseptic

  • Antitoxic

  • Antiviral

  • Aphrodisiac

  • Astringent

  • Bactericidal

  • Carminative

  • Deodorant

  • Digestive

  • Diuretic

  • Febrifuge

  • Fungicidal

  • Nerving

  • Prophylactic

  • Stimulating & tonic agent


More Info

  • Botanical Name: Pogostemon cablin

  • Plant Part: Leaves

  • Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

  • Origin: Indonesia

  • Color: Dark Brown

  • Consistency: Thick

  • Note: Base

  • Strength of Aroma: Medium

  • Aromatic Scent: Patchouli has a warm, earthy aroma with fresh fruit - like tones.

  • Aromatherapy Benefits: Romantic, Sensual, Soothing


Bottled by Timshel Apothecary. For more information on the essential oils we use, please Contact Us.

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