Patchouli essential oil is a wonderful long lasting perfume that was popular in the sixties and the hippy movement of that time. This excellent aroma lifts depression, can help in reducing anxiety and has also been used as a great aphrodisiac.
Following it’s distillation, it is a harsh translucent yellow. Patchouli essential oil is then aged to form the syrupy brown oil that is available through Herbal Living UK. During this aging process is where the scent of Patchouli essential oil really comes into its own!
Patchouli essential oil is an essential purchase for any oils collection, as time goes by, this oil will increase in aroma and the Rich Patchouli fragrance from times gone by will improve with age!
This essential oil can be used in your oil burner, added to a bath or blended into your homemade massage oil or creams. It is used to ease the appearance of cellulite, reduce water retention and heal cracked skin. Which explains why it is an extremely popular ingredient in soaps, skin creams and acne or eczema remedies!
Patchouli essential oil is excellent for treating insect bites whilst travelling and can be used to keep biting insects away!
The therapeutic properties of patchouli oil include antidepressant, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, deodorant, fungicide, insecticide, sedative and tonic. Aroma: musky, sweet and oriental.
This oil would make a perfect gift when combined with our “Make it yourself” bath products range as a perfect gift for the hippy you love! Bring back memories of the Hippy era with this nostalgic aroma!