FREE STANDARD SHIPPING ANYWHERE IN NORTH AMERICA
0

Your Cart is Empty

Patchouli Essential Oil (10 ml)

100% Pure and Natural 

Patchouli Essential Oil (Pogostemon cablin) from Indonesia is Therapeutic Quality Essential Oil.

Patchouli Essential Oil, also known as patchouly or pachouli, is processed from a bushy herb in the mint family, with 2 to three foot tall erect stems, which small, pale pinkish flowers that blossom in the late fall. Patchouli is a native plant from the tropical regions of Asia, our essential oil is cultivated from Indonesia. Patchouli Essential Oil is extracted by steam distillation of the leaves, but unlike other mints, the cell walls need to be broken down to exude the scent, so the plants are lightly fermented, dried or scalded before processing.

Patchouli Essential Oil has been a favorite in modern perfumery, especially by countercultural individuals seeking to make their own scents. Many industrial products use patchouli to perfume laundry soaps, air fresheners and paper towels.

Components of Patchouli Essential Oil include: patchoulol and norpatchoulenol, alpha and beta patchoulene, alpha guaiene, alpha bulnesene, caryophyllene, pogostol, and seychellene. Patchouli does not have menthol content usually associated with the mint family.

Patchouli Essential Oil is characterized by it’s strong and heady fragrance. In ancient times, patchouli was used as a personal scent for masking odors and repelling insects; as well as a scent added to incense. In more recent years patchouli was used as an alternative medicine for depression, inflammation, wound care and protection, sexual dysfunction; and used as an astringent, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicide, insecticide, sedative, tonic, and for skin care.

Starting sometime in the 1700’s, Chinese silk traders traveling to the Middle East used dried patchouli leaves in the packing of their fabrics to prevent moths from laying eggs in their product. The tradition of using patchouli in linen spread into Europe, as it was considered to be a sign of luxury in that era. Queen Victoria’s own linens were perfumed with the fragrance of patchouli.

Patchouli Essential Oil is a long lasting scent and on the sweet side, so for blending look for top notes and another base to balance the blend as it fades. Good pairing include bergamot, lavender, clary sage, lime, grapefruit, geranium, and cardimom. For an exotic blend try myrrh, vanilla, neroli, or frankincense with patchouli.

BOTANICAL NAME | Pogostemon cablin
ORIGIN | Indonesia
CULTIVATION | Conventional
METHOD OF EXTRACTION | Steam Distillation
SOURCE | Leaves
NOTE | Base
BLENDS WELL WITH | Bergamot, Clary sage, Geranium, Lavender and Myrrh

 

  • Do not take essential oils internally.
  • Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas or mucous membranes.
  • Do not apply undiluted to skin (for directions on proper dilution, refer to an aromatherapy text).
  • The information on this website is not intended to be used in the diagnosis, treatment or mitigation of any physical or mental illness. Essential oils are not drugs and are not appropriate for treatment of illnesses.
  • Pregnant women, nursing mothers and children should not use essential oils without first consulting an appropriately trained healthcare practitioner.
  • The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA.

    Disclaimer: Information provided is for educational purposes only. Its is not intended to be used in/for the treatment, cure, mitigation or diagnosis of any mental or physical disease or illness or as a substitute for consulting with a physician or other appropriately trained and licensed health care professional. The Essential Wellness is not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the improper use of any suggestions, products,  preparations, or procedures mentioned or from attempts to follow historical reports of a plant’s uses.  Please note that essential oils do not necessarily have the same properties as other types of herbal preparations of the same plant and since essential oils are the most highly concentrated type of preparation made from plants,  they can have toxicity issues not arising from use of other types of herbal  preparations of a given plant. All issues that pertain to your physical or mental health should be discussed with and supervised by a licensed health care professional. Keep all essential oils away from and out of reach of children.

As the general public becomes aware of the uses of essential oils, a number of companies unfortunately sell products of dubious quality and make unsubstantiated claims regarding their benefits. The Essential Wellness is different: We are guided by professional aromatherapists dedicated to promoting appropriate use of essential oils and furthering the understanding of their therapeutic value. We publish Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), GCMS Reports and informational descriptions for our essential oils to inform customers of their properties and any cautions regarding their use.

These are available upon request so please contact us at support@theessentialwellness.com to get a copy. We hope to have them available on our site soon.

We promise to do our best to bring you authentic, therapeutic-quality essential oils backed by great customer service. As part of our pledge, we do not make exaggerated claims about what essential oils can do, and, through our informational pages, newsletter and blog, we strive to provide our customers with accurate and well-researched educational information on essential oils and aromatherapy. While we cannot recommend specific essential oils to be used by any individual for specific purposes, we are always happy to answer any general questions you may have about how to use essential oils.

Every customer is important to us, and we stand behind the quality of our oils with a guaranteed 100% refund of purchase price on almost anything that you buy from our company that does not meet your expectations.