From the leaves. This grounding oil was widely used in the psychedelic sixties. It holds a mysterious oriental quality, especially when blended with oils that possess a sweet fragrance. It has a profoundly earthy, mossy aroma.
Patchouli has a sedative effect useful in anxiety states. The profoundly earthy smell of patchouli can also stimulate the nervous system. Its penetrating quality is very forceful, reaching deep into the emotions, with voluptuous suggestions shaking one out of a sense of indifference and neglect. Dispels feelings of anxiety about sex.
SKIN - Treats cracked skin and weeping sores, having mild anti-inflammatory properties. Also suitable for skin allergies. Patchouli is rejuvenating and is good for mature skin, promoting the growth of new skin cells and helping skin to maintain suppleness.