Commonly used to reduce stress, anxiety and depression. Balancing to an over worked mind, and grounding when feeling spacy. Skin nurturing qualities and is regenerative, disinfecting, soothing and cooling. It can be a great addition to blends that address skin inflammations, eczema, as well as fungal and parasitic skin infections. Patchouli can suppress appetite, so if you struggle with overeating, it can be helpful inhaled between meals. A natural insect repellent.
Latin Name: Pogostemom cablin
Country of Origin: India
Extraction Method: Steam distilled leaves
Base note with deep, rich, woody, spicy, aroma
Skin sensitization is possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used via inhalation and/or topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified period of time. Keep away from children and pets.
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