Patchouli essential oil is steam distilled from the dry leaves, and is usually available as a fairly viscous, deep orange-brown oil. The oil becomes a more intense color as it ages, and the older oil is preferred in the perfume industry for its more complex, mellow aroma.
Botanical Name : Pogostemon Cablin
Plant Part : Leaves
Extraction Method : Steam Distilled
Origin : Indonesia
Consistency : Thick
Note : Base
Strength of Aroma : Medium
Aromatic Scent : Patchouli has a warm, earthy aroma with fresh fruit - like tones.
How To Use
For Complete Detox : A potent detoxifier it clarifies the complexion and also keeps it clear by keeping blemishes, pimples, whiteheads and blackhead at bay. It improves the skin tone by making it smoother and also tightens up the skin pores effectively.
For Antiseptic Properties : The antiseptic nature of the oil also prevents the wounds and injuries from infection.
Aromatherapy : Diffuse for a fantastic natural scent to uplift mood. Diffuse 2-3 drops per 100ml of water.
I like the strong musky-earthy scent of patchauli. I got this for my grandmother.. she is suffering from arthritis. So she blends this oil with a carrier oil and rubs it on her knees. It gives relief from sore muscles and painful muscle spasms too.