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Our pure, natural Patchouli Essential Oil’s fragrance is complex and unique. Slightly sweet, rich and intense, it has a woody undertone with spicy and balsamic features. Patchouli Oil (Pogostemon cablin) helps reduce stress, boosts the immune system and aids with aches, pains and tension. This steam-distilled oil is believed to help one connect with their sensual nature.

The therapeutic properties of Patchouli Oil are: Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, antidepressant, antispasmodic, central nervous system sedative, cooling, immunostimulant, and skin healing.

Like frankincense and cinnamon, patchouli is a substance whose use dates back to 4500 BCE, even before Egyptian culture. It has been used in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for healing, and because of its strength, has been one of the most popular scents in formulating perfumes. Patchouli is native to Southeast Asia. It was prized as one of the spices that made its way west with the trade routes.

Latin Name: Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) Botanical Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae) Country of Origin: Indonesia Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Plant Part Used: Leaves Note: Base Chemical Families: Sesquiterpenes, Sesquiterpenols

Always dilute in carrier oil prior to using. Blends well with Lavender Oil, Rosemary OIl, and all citrus oils. Mix with carrier oil to soothe cuts, scrapes and sores or for aid with scarring. Patchouli Oil is a great deodorant, and natural insect repellant. Use in a carrier oil and massage onto body to tone and fight cellulite. Use in a standard or Bluetooth oil diffuser, or place one-to-two drops in the palm of your hand and inhale deeply.

Shelf Life: When stored in a dark cool environment, Patchouli Oil will have a shelf life of approximately two years upon opening.

Safety Information: Topical and aromatic use only. Always dilute in carrier oil prior to using. If fresh, Patchouli is non-toxic and non-irritating. Older, oxidized oil can increase the potential for skin irritation. Always test for skin sensitivity prior to use. Do not ingest orally and keep out of eyes, ears and nose. Excessive use of any oil can lead to sensitization.

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