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Patchouli has a rich musky-sweet, spicy smell, and its fragrance and power improves with age.
Patchouli essential oil is said to have a balancing effect on emotions, so when used in an oil burner, it can ease depression and anxiety.
Put 2 – 3 drops of Patchouli essential oil in the bowl of the oil burner, add some water and then place the lit candle into the burner.
Use in bath water to ease skin conditions, fungal infections and breaks down cellulite.
It has excellent tissue regenerating properties, speeds up healing and fights infections, so it can help to treat acne, eczema, sores and ulcers.
Always dilute with a carrier oil when used directly on skin.
***Not to be used internally***
In Victorian England, patchouli was placed between Indian cashmere shawls before being sent to Europe, to protect the merchandise from moths. Without this signature smell of dried patchouli leaves, the shawls could not be sold in England.
In Europe and America, patchouli oil and incense was immensely popular in the 1960s and 70s among the hippies, since the smell of patchouli covered body odour and the smell of burnt cannabis.
Always check with a qualified Aromatherapist, if you are concerned about possible side effects of any essential oil.