Patchouli Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Pogostemon Cablin Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation Origin: Asia
Patchouli is a perennial plant that grows up to 3 feet high with sturdy hairy stems, large furry leaves and whitish flowers tinged with purple. Native to Malaysia and India, the word is derived from two Hindustan words - 'patch' meaning 'green' and 'ilai' meaning 'leaf.' Although this essential oil may be strongly affiliated as the perfume of the swingin' 60's, its value as a skincare product is vast and it is also known to help fight depression and anxiety.
Colour: Light yellow to dark brown in colour
Note: Bottom to Medium.
Strength of Aroma: Medium.
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Geranium, Lavender and Myrrh.
Aromatic Scent: Patchouli has a musky-sweet, spicy and herbaceous smell.