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Patchouli Oil (Patchouly oil or Pachouli) has a sweet and rich aroma that is very supporting to healthy skin. Patchouli supports a healthy digestive system and soothes occasional queasiness.
It may improve the appearance of chapped skin or dry skin; and is an ideal addition to your favorite skin care products.
Patchouli Essential Oil is steam distilled from the leaves and flowers of the plant and is native to Asia.
Most of us remember patchouli as the incense and aroma of the 1960s and 1970s.
What is the Genus Species? Pogostemon cablin
Why is this information important? There are several species of patchouli that are grown in different parts of Asia including Indonesia, China, India, Brazil and Malaysia. The cablin species is considered a superior species, by professional aromatherapists.
Where is the name derived from? Patchouli comes from the Hindustan word “pacholi” meaning “to scent”. Indian shawls and fabrics were scented with patchouli in the 19th century
Why is this information so important? Its not, it’s just a fun fact!
What Part of the Plant is Used? Flower
What is the ORAC Value? 49, 400 µTE/100g
Why know about this number? ORAC stands for Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity. It tells you the antioxidant capacity of a food item. This was developed by the USDA researchers. For instance: Spinach = 1,400; Clove = 1,078,700. Wow! The number for clove is NOT a typo!
Most Interesting Historical Reference?
Did you know that silk traders from China traveling to the Middle East packed their silk cloth with dried patchouli leaves in the 18th and 19th century? Yes, this was said to prevent moths from laying eggs on the material. Wow!
What are the Plant Properties? Soothing and releasing.
What are the Documented Patchouli Benefits and Uses? Supports healthy skin and digestive syste.
What is the Aromatic Affect on the Mind? Its sweet and rich aroma is calming and relaxing physically and mentally.
What is the Spiritual Influence? This oil has been used to relax the mind and clarify thoughts for hundreds of years.
It is primarily used to align the heart chakra with the root and sacral chakras. It does this by releasing obsessions, insecurities and jealousies and enhancing our desire to live a fuller life.
It also ground the body and asks us to stay in the present moment rather than stressing about things that are beyond our control.
What Chakra is Affected? The heart and crown chakras expand.
What is the Corresponding Chakra Color? Orange
How do I use it?
Use NEAT (undiluted). Then,
Apply several drops (2-4) on location
Apply to chakras/vitaflex points
May be used as a dietary supplement.
Can this oil be used for Pets? Yes, it has natural deodorizing qualities and is supports healthy skin. It is in Animal Scents Ointment a nourishing and natural ointment that I use for on all the animals.
It is Generally Regarded as Safe (GRAS). Although it may be used as a dietary supplement, it is advised not to use it in this manner for children under 6 years of age.