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Frequently used in perfume making, the wonderful earthy, mossy scent of Patchouli is a firm favourite here at TLGF HQ. Its wonderfully grounding, welcoming and reminds us of being outside surrounded by nature. 

You'll often find Patchouli in Natural Deodorants as it has great anti microbial properties and a strong woody scent. It is also anti inflammatory, so a popular choice in skincare recipes too. A wonderful choice for those looking for an essential oil to use in yoga or meditation practice due to its grounding nature. 

Benefits of Patchouli Essential Oil:

  1. Relaxation and Stress Relief: Patchouli oil is often used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation and alleviate stress. Inhaling its aroma may have a grounding and calming effect on the mind.

  2. Anti-Anxiety Properties: The scent of patchouli has been associated with anxiety reduction and may help create a sense of emotional balance.

  3. Mood Enhancement: Patchouli oil is believed to have mood-enhancing properties, potentially lifting feelings of lethargy or sadness.

  4. Anti-Inflammatory: Patchouli essential oil has anti-inflammatory properties that may be beneficial for soothing irritated skin and reducing inflammation in the body.

  5. Antimicrobial Effects: Some studies suggest that patchouli oil may have antimicrobial properties, helping to inhibit the growth of certain bacteria and fungi.

  6. Aphrodisiac: In traditional medicine, patchouli oil has been considered an aphrodisiac, believed to enhance libido and create a romantic atmosphere.

  7. Skin Care: Patchouli oil is often used in skincare products due to its potential to help with skin issues. It may support the healing of wounds, scars, and dry or cracked skin.

  8. Deodorant: The antimicrobial properties of patchouli oil make it useful in natural deodorants, helping to combat body odor.

  9. Insect Repellent: Patchouli's strong aroma acts as a natural insect repellent, making it a popular choice for keeping bugs at bay.

  10. Hair Care: Patchouli oil may be used in hair care products to promote a healthy scalp and hair. It is believed to help balance oil production and reduce dandruff.

  11. Grounding and Centering: In holistic practices, patchouli is often associated with grounding and centering energy. It may be used in meditation or yoga to enhance the connection with the earth.

  12. Aromatherapy in Massage: When diluted with a carrier oil, patchouli oil can be used in massage to promote relaxation, ease tension, and enhance the overall massage experience.

It's important to note that while Patchouli essential oil is a natural alternative, it should be used with caution and in moderation. Always be sure to dilute essential oils with a carrier oil (such as coconut oil or jojoba oil) before applying it to the skin, and perform a patch test to check for any adverse reactions. It's also essential to use Patchouli oil with caution around pets and small children.  Additionally, pregnant individuals and those with certain medical conditions should consult with a healthcare professional before using essential oils.

12ml glass bottle, with plastic screw top lid and cardboard outer box


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