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Patchouli Essential Oil

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Patchouli Essential oil

Patchouli pure essential oil was long used in traditional Asian medicine, especially in Malaysia, China and Japan, the health benefits of the patchouli oil are abundant. Originating from an Indian plant of the mint family, this herb bears small, pale pink-white flowers and is said to particularly aid with skin conditions, such as dermatitis, eczema, acne and dry chapped skin. It also has wound healing and scar reducing properties, as well as aphrodisiac effects. Patchouli is a instantly recognisable ‘Hippy Oil’ from its strong earthy, musty, herbaceous base notes that gives a sweet and spicy aroma.

A good way of using essential oils is to vaporise them. The water and the essential oils evaporate as steam, allowing the aroma from the oil to fill the room. By adding a few drops of oil to your burner or humidifier electric diffuser or in hot water is brilliant for the respiratory system, to ease nasal and chest congestion or to cleanse the air environment around you, allowing you to de-stress, relax and un-wind.

Latin Name

Pogostemon cablin

Blends well with

Patchouli blends well with many oils and when used in the correct quantities can give you a relaxing and enhancing  blend. Patchouli blends well with Bergamot, Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Elemi, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, Lemongrass, Myrrh, Neroli, Pine, Rose, Rosewood and Sandalwood.

Contraindications

We do not recommend using Patchouli pure essential oil during pregnancy.

Directions

Never pour essential oils directly onto the skin or undiluted in water: mix a few drops of essential oil in a base oil, whole milk or cream, and add it to bath water. 3- 5 drops of essential oil are sufficient per 10ml of base oil.

Precautions

Store at room temperature in a cool dry place and do not store in direct sunlight or expose to sources of heat. Keep away from children and animals, for external use
only, do not apply undiluted to the skin and do not ingest. If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show the container label.
If the product comes into contact with the skin wash immediately with plenty of soap and water. For contact with eyes rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice. Seek advice if pregnant and when using with children or infants. Do not exceed safe dosage levels unless qualified. If in doubt consult a qualified practitioner before using.

Packaging

1/2 oz. and 1 oz. essential oils are packaged in amber glass bottles with drop reducers for easy application.

*The information provided is for personal information and interest only. It is NOT intended to offer professional medical advice or treatment for any condition. You should not use our advice to treat health conditions or to self-diagnose.