April 30, 2020 Patchouli plant for Essential Oil

Patchouli Essential Oil Foundations

Learn about Essential Oils, discover their properties and benefits while creating a strong foundation and knowledge base. So whether you are looking for natural remedies or wish to incorporate plant based products into your life, understanding the basics is a great place to start. Find what works for you! neōb Lavender is here to help!

Patchouli Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Pogostemon cablin

There are many different species and varieties of plants, which can affect the properties or quality of an essential oil. Check the Botanical name or INCI name, this will help clearly distinguish an essential oil derived from one plant from other plants that share the same common name. 

Plant Part: Leaves

Distillation method: Steam distilled 

Properties

  • Calms emotional stress 
  • Treats acne, eczema and damaged skin
  • Antiseptic and antifugal
  • Deodorant
  • Diuretic
  • Sleeping aid

Uses & Benefits

Skin

Dilute Patchouli essential oil with carrier oil(s) and apply to desired area to treat acne, bug bites, dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema and damaged skin. 

Insect Deterrent

Patchouli essential oil used aromatically in diffusers, sprays, lotions or in incense is a natural insect repellent. 

Antiseptic

Patchouli essential oil can be applied to minor cuts and wounds to prevent infection and is a great addition to soaps.

Improves Sleep

Use Patchouli essential oil aromatically as a natural sleeping aid. With its mild sedative properties, it naturally relaxes the body and promotes restful sleep. 

Where can I find Patchouli Essential Oil?

Visit our Patchouli Essential Oil page to add this fantastic oil to your collection! neōb Lavender is committed to the quality and purity of each bottle of oil. 

Cautions

  • Patchouli essential oil is non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing
  • The strong and long lasting aroma of Patchouli essential oil can become aromatically irritating for those with sensitivity to smell. 
  • If you have epilepsy, asthma or other medical conditions consult a health care practitioner before use.

Further Information

Looking to build your knowledge of Essential Oils, check out our article on Essential Oil Foundations. Learn and grow with neōb Lavender. 

Essential oils are highly concentrated and potent. Prior to use consult a Healthcare Professional especially if pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children and animals. Keep away from sensitive skin areas such as eyes, ears and mucus membranes. 

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