Patchouli has been used for thousands of years and for many, was their introduction to the world of essential oils. This oil's unique, addicting aroma that's associated with the "flower children" can be described as woodsy, spicy, and earthy. A little bit of this goes a long way as the intoxicating smell is quite pronounced so add just a drop to your perfume for a sweetly herbaceous kick.
Aside from its aroma, this oil has a wealth of benefits that can be used inside and out. It is used on skin and hair, easing dermatitis, eczema, acne, dry chapped skin, dandruff, and oily scalp. In aromatherapy, patchouli oil is known for it's calming effect is very effective for relaxation and meditation as well as promoting feelings of sensuality, this oil is a well known aphrodisiac. Add a few drops to your diffuser and let the strong smell enchant you.
Blends well with: Bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, chamomile, cinnamon, clary sage, clove, coriander, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemongrass, litsea cubeba, mandarin, myrrh, neroli, oakmoss, opopanax, orange, rose, sandalwood, vetiver and ylang ylang