Latin name: Pogostemon patchouli
Aroma: earthy, sweet herbaceous, smoky
Country of Origin Indonesia, Malasya, Philippines, Madagascar, China e India
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Chemical components: Patchoulenes, Bulnesene, Pogostol, Patchouli Alcohol, Sesquiterpe
Therapeutic Properties: Antidepressant, Antifungal, Anti-Inflammatory, Antiseptic, Aphrodisiac, Astringent, Cicatrisant, Cytophylactic, Diuretic, Febrifuge, Sedative But Stimulant In Small Doses.
Uses: Widely used to help with skin problems and as an insect repellent, also used to help with many nerve related disorders. Grounding And Balancing, Clears The Mind.
Safety: Dilute to 5% or less in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep out of eyes. Do not swallow.