Patchouli Dark Essential Oil
Product Name: Patchouli Dark Essential Oil
Botanic Name: Pogostemon cablin
Patchouli is a very fragrant herb with soft oval leaves
and square stems. It grows from 2 to 3 feet in height and provides an unusual
odor that is nonetheless characteristic of patchouli when the leaves are
rubbed.The color of the patchouli oil is affected by the distillation machine.
If distillation is done in a stainless steel vessel the color of the oil will
be light, but if done in an iron vessel the color will be darker.
Patchouli is recognized by aromatherapists as being
effective for combating nervous disorders, helping with dandruff, sores, skin
irritations and acne. The specific properties include use as an antidepressant,
anti-inflammatory, anti-emetic, antimicrobal, antiphlogistic, antiseptic,
antitoxic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, astringent, bactericidal, carminative,
deodorant, digestive, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicidal, nerving, prophylactic,
stimulating and tonic agent. In the perfumery industry, it is interesting to
note that Patchouli improves with age, and that the aged product is what is
preferred over freshly harvested. In aromatherapy, Patchouli is an excellent
fixative that can help extend other, more expensive oils.
Patchouli has a warm, earthy aroma with fresh fruit - like