- BEAUTY & GROOMING
- HOME & WELLNESS
Patchouli oil is a clear, amber liquid with a aromatic-spicy, woody-balsamic, sweet herbaceous odour.
BOTANICAL NAME: Pogostemon cablin
PLANT FAMILY: Labiatae or Lamiaceae
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distillation of the leaves
VOLATILITY: Middle Note
100% pure and unadulterated essential oil.
- used for incense, deodorant and insect repellent
- used in TCM to treat colds, headaches, nausea, vomitting, diarrhoea and abdominal pain
- used extensively in perfumery, cosmetics and soaps
Integumentary - recommended for treating sores, fissures, injuries, scars, skin inflammations, eczema and fungal and parasitic skin infections
Nervous - beneficial for alleviating depression, anxiety and stress-related conditions
Skincare - best known in skincare and for topical applications because of its regenerating, disinfecting, moistening and cooling of tissues
IN A AROMA DIFFUSER / HUMIDIFIER / NEBULISER
Add 30 to 40 drops (1.5 – 2ml) or as suggested by the manufacturer.
IN AN OIL BURNER
Add 5 to 10 drops (0.2 to 0.5ml) to warm water in the lid of a burner. Light a tealight candle and place in the hearth of the burner. The heat will allow the scent to diffuse and fill the room of about 10 to 20 m2.
IN A MASSAGE
Add 3 to 5 drops (0.2ml) to 15 ~ 30ml of a carrier oil. Massage deeply into muscle.
Always store in dark glass bottle and in a cool and dark place away from heat and sunlight.
Do not use a plastic container.
Non-toxic and non-irritating, has a distinct phototoxic effect
Always dilute with carrier oil before applying on skin
Perform a patch test to observe allergic reactions before use.
Keep out of reach from children and pets.
Avoid contact with eyes. Do not ingest.
Avoid touching on lacquer or painted surfaces.