Patchouli Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Pogostemon cablin, P. patchouli
Family: Lamiaceae [Labiatae]
Aroma: Musky, earthy, smoky
Perfume Note: Base
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Blends Well With: Labdanum, vetiver, sandalwood, cedarwood, geranium, clove, lavender, rose, neroli, bergamot, myrrh, clary sage essential oils
Description and Uses: Soothing for all skin types, Patchouli Essential Oil is reported to be especially good for mature skin. Useful in protecting dry, mature or blemished skin and in treating dandruff. Its musky, exotic aroma lingers and has a calming effect on the spirit. Used in the East to scent linen and clothes.
Traditional uses: anti-inflammatory agent, antiseptic, astringent, aphrodisiac, perfume.
Cautions: Can prevent sleep with its nerve stimulating properties.
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