Patchouli is a perennial shrub. The essential oil is extracted through steam distillation of the leaves.
INCI: Pogostemon cablin
ESSENCE: “An old soul”, grounded and confident. Patchouli is a base note and is considered to be a relaxing oil.
EFFECTS: Patchouli essential oil has a harmonizing and stabilizing effect on the mind. Promotes self-confidence and helps those who are searching for one's self.
THERAPY: Best known for treating conditions such as sores, fissures, injuries, scars, skin inflammations, eczema and fungal skin infections, patchouli essential oil encourages regeneration and cooling of tissues.
PRECAUTIONS: Patchouli is considered to be a safe oil, but caution should be taken as a high dilution will stimulate rather than relax. During pregnancy, consult your medical practitioner before using.