Aroma - Sweet, deep, rich and earthy
Appearance - The colour of the Patchouli can vary depending on the type of still used. Iron stills produce a dark brown oil and the stainless steel stills produce a golden to amber coloured oil.
Chemical Constituents - Patchoulol, a-bulnesene, a-guniene
Uses - It has excellent diuretic properties, it is effective in fighting water retention and to break up cellulite, easing constipation and possibly helping weight loss. Patchouli oil is a superb tissue regenerator, which helps to stimulate the growth of new skin cells. It also has astringent and deodorising properties. It is used to treat acne, acne, eczema, sores, ulcers, any fungal infections, as well as scalp disorders.
Mind & Spirit - Soothing, earthy and sensual, Patchouli is useful for anyone who needs grounding
Pogostemon cablin *
* Sustainable organic farming
Origin: Sri Lanka