Patchouli essential oil has a rich, provocative scent. In ancient India, the herb was used as aphrodisiac and depending on the amount used, it can be either stimulating or relaxing. It is also commonly known for its ability for cell regeneration.
Beauty: Regenerates skin cells. Softens and smoothes hard, dry and cracked skin. Contains powerful antioxidant properties that combats wrinkles. Rejuvenates the skin.
Body: Reduces perspiration and flushes during menopause. Reduces water retention.
Mind and spirit: Acts as a relaxant in small quantities and a stimulant in large quantities. Relieves stress, anxiety and depression. Restores the joy in life.
Use: For an exotic and sensual night: Add 6 drops of patchouli essential oil to your air diffuser or alternatively, add 3 drops along with 6 drops of sandalwood and 6 drops of rose essential oil. For stress, nervousness and depression: Add 6 drops of patchouli essential oil in the bath. Facial oil for wrinkles, relaxation and dull skin: Add 15 drops of patchouli essential oil to 50ml of rosehip or jojoba oil or alternatively 8 drops along with 15 drops of neroli essential oil and apply mixture to the face. For dry, damaged skin – ideal for dry heels and ankles: Add 25 drops of patchouli essential oil to 50ml of calendula oil and apply to areas that are in need of treatment. For water retention as well as to reduce flushes during menopause: Add 35 drops of patchouli essential oil to 100ml of almond oil or alternatively 20 drops along with 15 drops of geranium essential oil and massage the body.