Excellent for repelling insects, aiding in sleepless nights, and healing mature or sun damaged skin. Regarding skin, patchouli is anti-inflammatory which helps manage redness and also proves beneficial in blends for dry skin, eczema, scars, and wounds.
Patchouli is one of the rare oils that becomes better with age.
Latin Name: Pogostemom cablin
Plant Origin: India
Botanical family: Lamiaceae
Plant Part: Leaves
Processed: Steam distilled
Chemical family: Sesquiterpenes
Aroma: Earthy, Herbaceous, Woodsy
Liz Fulcher has a great article about Patchouli HERE at the Aromatic Wisdom Institute website
- At a Glance:
- Pachouli has a very earthy scent that a lot of people either love or hate. Patchouli is excellent for repelling insects, aiding in sleepless nights, and healing mature or sun damaged skin.
- Certified Organic, India
- Anti-inflammatory, cicatrisant, antifungal, antiseptic, cooling, sedative
- patchoulol (29.47%), a-bulnesene (17.74%), a-guaiene (15.40%), seychellene (8.12%), a-patchoulene (5.01%), b-caryophyllene (3.45%)
- Steam Distilled:
- December 2015
- Shelf Life:
- 20+ years