Herbal & Folk Lore: Associated with the Hippies of the 60's, Patchouli is known to have a grounding but sensual effect on the mind and spirit. It is often uses in sensual blends as an aphrodisiac. It has also been used to raise kundalini energy, assist with manifestation and aid in meditation. With all its spiritual gifts, Patchouli is often used to calm skin irritations as a tissue regenerator. It often acts as a binder in aroma blends and is well loved for its healing properties though its fragrance is either loved or disliked.
Botanical Name: Pogostemon cablin
Plant Part: Leaves
Processing: Steam Distillation
Aroma: Medium, earthy, woody
Precautions: May have some blood thinning properties and possible drug interactions if use in high quantity. Not recommended for ingestion. Use carrier if applying topically. Keep out of reach of children.
Disclaimer: The statements made are for educational purposes only and are not meant to prescribe or diagnose, nor have they been approved by the FDA. Consult Health Care Professional before using any herbal product.