Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) is a large perennial that is a member of the labiatae family, which includes lavender, mint and sage.
Essential Oil of Patchouli is extracted by steam distillation of the dried leaves of the Patchouli plant and has deep earthy, musky fragrance.
The basic components of Patchouli Essential Oil are Alpha Patchoulene, Beta Patchoulene, Alpha Guaiene, Alpha Bulnesene, Caryophyllene, Norpatchoulenol, Patchouli Alcohol, Seychellene and Pogostol.
Patchouli essential oil is particularly good at regenerating new skin cells, thus keeping the skin looking healthy, young and vibrant. The health benefits of Patchouli Essential Oil is an antidepressant, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cicatrisant, deodorant, febrifuge, fungicide, insecticide, sedative, tonic, grounding, and balancing. Patchouli is regularly used in the perfume industry as well as in scented products such as laundry detergents and air fresheners. Patchouli is often used to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, scars, minor skin irritations, and stretch marks and to promote a smooth, glowing complexion.
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