Patchouli Essential Oil
Patchouli essential oil is derived from the leaves of the patchouli plant. It is a herb variety with earthy and woody fragrance and is commonly found in places with tropical climates.
Scientific Name/Botanical name: Pogostemon cablin
Oil Origin: Leaves of patchouli plant
Extraction: Steam distillation
Odor strength: Medium
Aroma: Earthy, Woody, Warm
Treats skin conditions such as dermatitis, acne or dry skin
Helps to ease stress and anxiety
Controls dandruff and promotes a healthy scalp
Ways to use
When diffused, patchouli helps to build positive thoughts in your mind.
Fill essential oil diffuser with water
Add a few drops of the patchouli essential oil
Switch on the diffuser and relax
The mixture of aloe vera gel or carrier oil with patchouli oil, heals the skin from breakouts and keeps the skin hydrated.
Mix one or two drops of Patchouli essential oil with aloe vera gel or a carrier oil
Apply the mixture to the affected area on the skin
Add a few drops of Patchouli essential oil to coconut oil or any other hair oil
Use your fingers to apply to the scalp for a relaxing scalp massage
Recommended Essential Oils Blend:
Oils that blend well with Patchouli essential oil
Recommended Carrier oils:
- Avoid contact with eyes, nose, and sensitive areas.
- Never apply essential oils to the skin or scalp directly. It is highly recommended to dilute the oil by using a carrier oil to avoid skin irritation.
- If you are pregnant, nursing and taking medication; consult a physician before use.
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