Patchouli Essential Oilwww.ybneos.com
A perennial, fragrant herb that grows to a height of two to three feet. Essential oil is steam distilled from dried, young leaves.
Physical and Psychological Effects:
Known to alleviate anxiety and depression. Together with sandalwood and jasmine, patchouli is reminiscent of the “flower power” generation. Not without merit, this oil has many abilities. It has antidepressant, antifungal, and astringent qualities. It is effective for the general improvement of well-being; its warm qualities have a grounding effect. It is also powerful for skincare as it aids in treating minor skin conditions such as inflammation, fungal issues, and wound healing. Patchouli can help relieve anxiety and depression and works well as an antiseptic to heal chapped or broken skin and fungal infections such as athlete’s foot.
Blends Well With:
Bergamot, black pepper, chamomile, cedarwood, clary sage, frankincense, clove, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, neroli, orange, sandalwood, ylang ylang, ginger, rose
Base note; rich, woody aroma with musk-like undertones, smoky, earthy but sweet. A sweet initial note followed by a rich earthy note.
Cautions: none known