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Patchouli

$15.90

Description

Pogostemon cablin has a rich, earthy, woody and musky scent. Patchouli belongs to the mint family and is a bushy herb, and it bears pink and white flowers with stems reaching two or three feet in height. Patchouli is widely used in the perfume industry as well as in the scented products like air fresheners and detergents. 

In the 1960s this herb was one of the most renowned scents in the United States used by the young counter-culture people, but in Asia, it has been used as a scent for centuries. It is collected by steam distillation process, and the oil is extracted from leaves. It is used to reduce the appearance of skin wrinkles, blemishes and scars. Patchouli can alleviate nervous tension and has an aromatic balancing effect on emotions.

Uses

  • Reduces the appearance of wrinkles, blemishes, and skin imperfections when applied topically.
  • Helps to attain a smooth, glowing skin when applied to the skin.
  • Used as a fixative in DIY blends and perfumes.
  • Can help with eczema, acne and other skin issues.
  • Reduces nervous tension and helps to meditate.

How to use

Diffuse

Six to eight drops of Patchouli essential oil can be added to a diffuser.

Inhalation

Few inhalations direct from the bottle can help you reduce stress at work or while in a car.

Bath

Add at least five drops of Patchouli essential oil in a dispersant such as oil, to nourish the skin.

Topical Application

Mix one drop of Patchouli essential oil to a 5 ml choice of carrier oil and apply it on chest, wrist or back of the neck.

Steam treatment

In a bowl containing steaming hot water, add two drops of Patchouli essential oil. Place your face close to the bowl at a safe distance from the hot water and cover your face and back of the head with a towel to trap the aromatic vapours. Caution, if there are any risks or burns on the face, do not use this treatment.

Ingredients

Patchouli alcohol, α-Bulnesene, α-Guaiene

Blends 

Bergamot, Cedarwood Virginian, Clove Bud, Copaiba Balsam, Cypress, Geranium Egyptian, Lavender, Myrrh, Neroli, Orange Sweet, Palmarosa, Rose Absolute, Sandalwood Australian and Vetiver.

Cautions

  • Susceptible to skin sensitivity. 
  • Keep out of the reach of children. 
  • Store it in a cool, dry place. 
  • Avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product. 
  • If you are pregnant, or a nursing mother, consult a physician.

Country of Origin

Indonesia

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