Patchouli Essential Oil
Patchouli (Pogostemom cablin) essential oil is an excellent choice for skin healing. It is anti-inflammatory, which helps manage redness and provides relief for dry skin, eczema, scars, and wounds when applied topically. Patchouli is a great insect repellant and can be helpful in managing anxiety and depression.
Chemistry: patchoulol (30.47%), a-bulnesene (17.92%), a-guaiene (14.40%)
Latin Name: Pogostemon cablin
Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
Cultivation: India, Certified Organic
Plant Part: Leaves and stems
Chemical Family: Sesquiterpenes, Sesquiterpenols
Aroma: earthy and sweet
Note: Base (good fixative in natural perfume)
Properties: Anti-inflammatory, cicatrisant, anti-fungal, antiseptic, cooling, sedative
Steam Distilled: May 2018
Shelf Life: 20 years (approx.)
For skin application, add just 1 drop to 1 teaspoon unscented lotion or organic carrier oil and gently massage into the skin as needed for skin healing. Add a few drops to an ultrasonic diffuser for a unique earthy scent.
Pairs well with citruses and woodsy oils like cedarwood and sandalwood.
Chakra: Root (1st), Sacral (2nd), Solar Plexus (3rd), and Crown (7th)
Patchouli helps to balance an overactive mind and helps to reduce nervousness. It helps us to unite the mind and emotions with everyday life.
For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. Consult a licensed physician if pregnant or nursing. If the oil is past it’s “Best by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value. Avoid the use of essential oils near infants and small children.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical professional before use.