Patchouli is good for the skin and prevents wrinkles and chapping. It is also antimicrobial, and antiseptic. Use for the digestive system and to relieve itching. Great for all skin conditions.
Patchouli is a bush with furry leaves and purplish white flowers that are known to quickly drain the nutrients from the soil in which it grows. It can grow up to three and half feet tall and it has large fragrant leaves. Patchouli is sought after for it antiseptic, deodorant, and as a tonic for the nervous system. It can be found in India, the Philippines, China, Malaysia, and Paraguay. Patchoulis essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from its leaves. It is used for its antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral and sedative properties. This essential oil is best used when aged and it has a spicy aroma. Patchouli is often blended with other fine essential oils like bergamot, Clary sage, ginger, lavender and vetiver.
Patchouli has been used throughout the centuries and in different cultures. The word Patchouli originated in Hindustan. It has been used in many cultures to prevent the spread of diseases and infections. With it high quality of anti-viral properties it has been used to diminish nausea, headaches, colds, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain. Patchouli was introduce to the British culture in the 1820s here it become a favorite with midwifes for its cleansing abilities. In the 1960s patchouli became in great demand again for use as a body perfume.
In todays popular it is used to stimulate the appetite, for diarrhea, and its balancing effect on the endocrine system. It is great for the skin it reduces inflammations such as acne, eczema, athletes foot, fungal infections and dandruff. Patchouli is also good for the emotions, it has an effect of balancing upset emotions and calming the nerves from an upset situation. It helps you remain in control of your emotions instead of emotions controlling you. It is very useful in controlling depression; anxiety and all stress related emotions.
There is a caution when using Patchouli, do not use in large amounts due to it is a powerful sedative.
Patchouli Essential Oil 15ml