Patchouli Essential Oil -A Scent of the 60s
To some people the scent of patchouli is exotic, sensual, and
luxurious, but to others it’s too forceful and repellent. It is so
overpowering that most aromatherapy cosmetics forgo its virtues in favor
of other essential oils that are more universally appealing.
of this pretty Malaysian bush carry little indication of their
potential, since the scent is only developed through oxidation. The
leaves must be fermented and aged before being distilled, which can take
as long as 24 hours. Even then, the translucent yellow oil smells
As it ages, it develops patchouli’s distinctive scent.
Patchouli Essential Oil
A scent of the 60s, Patchouli is a musty, sweet, spicy, heavy
scent. It is relaxing, uplifting, soothing and is believed to be an
aphrodisiac. It is great for acne, inflamed, cracked or mature skin.
Patchouli aids in treatment of oily skin, hair, scalp disorders, eczema,