Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Part of Plant: Leaves
Description & Colour: Brown to dark brown liquid, thin consistency
Aromatic Summary: A warm, earthy scent with light fruit-like tones
Storage: Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in dark glass container
Safety Notes: For external use only; dilute before use. May cause skin irritations, a skin test is recommended prior to use, avoid contact with eyes. Avoid During Pregnancy. Caution: To those who are on blood thinners, those who recently had or are undergoing major surgery, or those with bleeding disorders- can affect clotting
Usage: Used in aromatherapy, mist sprays, and soaps. Antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiemetic, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antibacterial, deodorant, digestive, diuretic, stimulant (nervous system), stomachic, and tonic.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Cassia, Cedarwood, Myrrh, Opoponax, Orange, Rose, and Sandalwood.
Native to Asia, the Patchouli plant grows to about 3ft, with oblong leaves and white, light-purple, or lavender flowers. The plant requires full sun to bring out its fragrance. The oil improves with age, becoming sweeter and milder the longer it matures.
This information is for education purposes only and in no way is meant to serve as medical or professional advice. We are not responsible for any products made using these oils or the outcome of any application thereof. As always we recommend testing all products.