Patchouli essential oil has a tenacious smell reminiscent of the sixties and hippy era. The superb aroma and quality of this Patchouli from Indonesia has aromatherapy benefits and uses to lift depression, ease anxiety, aid in problems with cellulite, water retention and cracked skin. This makes it a popular additive to soap, skin creams, acne and eczema remedies. Patchouli essential oil is also reputed to be a good aphrodisiac as well as a grounding oil used in meditation and meditation blends. Besides its aphrodisiac value patchouli is also used in aromatherapy to diffuse in an oil diffuser, a few drops in bath water or blended into massage oil and creams.
Patchouli is one of a few essential oils that improves with age to become sweeter and more balsamic over time. Patchouli develops a darker color and becomes syrupy thick with age. This 2015 distillation has aged beautifully!
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Aromatherapy use: acne, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, curbing appetite, athlete’s foot, cellulite, dandruff, dermatitis, eczema, exhaustion, frigidity, fungal infection, oily hair care, hives, impetigo, insect repellent, chapped skin, oily skin, sores, stress, water retention, wrinkles, cracked and chapped skin, open pores, wounds, nervous exhaustion, stress
General use: Oil diffusers, potpourri, as a blending ingredient for adding pure essential oil essence to massage oil, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, soap making, candle making
Contraindications: None known.