Patchouli Essential Oil In Brief

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Patchouli Essential Oil, despite it’s association with the more ‘relaxed’ elements of society, is a profoundly healing oil, which has a well earned place within FACIAL OIL No. 2, the leading skincare product at Wild As The Wind.

Patchouli Essential Oil Health Benefits

Patchouli Essential Oil is :: Aphrodisiac, antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, antiphlogistic, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic, antiviral, calmative, cicatrizant, cytophylactic, deodorant, diurectic, fungicide, febrifuge (reduces fever), insecticide, stimulant, sedative vulnerary, (wound healing), immune-boosting, nervine, neuroprotective, tonic.

Patchouli Essential Oil Main Uses

  • Pain relief :: Inflammatory Conditions :: Gout + Arthritis
  • Grounding + calming
  • Respiratory infections :: Colds + Tonsilitis + Flu
  • Muscle & joint pain
  • Hormone balance :: Stimulates Oestrogen + Testosterone
  • Fever
  • Anxiety & depression
  • Immune-boosting + infection-fighting
  • Metabolic function / tonification
  • Frigidity
  • Virility in men :: Impotence + loss of libido + erectile dysfunction +sexual anxiety
  • Insect Repellent
  • Stress + anxiety & depression
  • Appetite stimulent / suppressant
  • Natural deodorant

Patchouli Essential Oil For Skincare

  • Wound healing
  • Scar healing
  • Acne
  • Crapey skin
  • Dry, cracked skin / chapped skin
  • Oily skin /scalp
  • Dermatitis
  • Eczema
  • Dandruff
  • Skin fungal infections, including athlete’s foot
  • Strengthens Hair

INCI :: Pogostemon Cablin

Patchouli Essential Oil Extraction Method: Steam distillation

Active Constituents in Patchouli Essential :: Norpatchoulenol, a-Bulnesene, a-Guaiene, Seychellen, Gamma-Patchoulene, a-Patchoulene, Pogostol, Patchouli Alcohol & Caryophyllene

Contraindications :: Patchouli Oil is regarded as safe when used in regulated amounts. Patchouli Essential Oil may inhibit blood clotting & may pose a drug interaction hazard. It can also inhibit appetite & cause overstimulation as well as strong sedative effects when used in large amounts. It can also be phototoxic. Please consult your doctor or pharmacist before use.

Always use a carrier oil to properly dilute Patchouli Essential Oil unless applying it directly to clothing.

Combines well with: Cedarwood Essential Oil + Clary Sage Essential Oil + Geranium Essential Oil + Lavender Essential Oil + Myrrh Essential Oil + Frankincense Essential Oil + Rose Otto Essential Oil + Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Substitute oils: Myrrh Essential Oil + Frankincense Essential Oil + Ylang Ylang Essential Oil + Sandalwood Essential Oil

Patchouli Essential Oil Interesting Fact :: Patchouli Essential Oil, like Sandalwood Essential Oil are fairly unique in that they improve with age. Most essential oils oxidise and diminish in therapeutic benefit over time. They will also suffer aromatically offering a reduced aromatic quality.

Twofer :: Patchouli Essential Oil can be used as an excellent fixative in natural aromatics in place of Oakmoss Absolute. It is a base note in perfumery terms.

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