Patchouli essential oil-
Latin name: Pogostemon cablin
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Parts Used: Shrubs/leaves
Countries of Origin: India or Indonesia (This inventory), Phillipines, Malaysia, china, Mauritius.
Perfumery note: Base
Aroma: Heavy, woody, earthy, balsamic,sweet, spicy, rich.
Color: Dark color of orange and brown.
Point of Interest:
Properties: Contact an aromatherapist.
Energetics: Chakras-Heart, root, solar plexus. TCM-Strengthens spleen Qi, rids damp. Nourishes kidney and heart Yin calms the Shen (Holmes) Helps harmonize the Earth element. (Battaglia) Patchouli is grounding, calming, sensual.
Blends well with: Woods-Elemi, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Pine. Citrus-Bergamot, Orange. Resins-Frankincense, Myrrh. Herbs-Black Pepper, Lemongrass Clary Sage. Florals-Geranium, Lavender, Neroli, Rose. Others-Ginger, Elimi, Galbanum.
Modes of application: Bath, massage, salve, inhalation, diffuser.
Safety Data: Not intended for use during pregnancy. Use with caution of taking anti-coagulent medications. Cautions: major surgery, ulcers, hamophilia, bleeding disorders. Non-irritant, non-toxic, non-sensitizing. (Tisserand & Young)
Disclaimer: This information is intended for education purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA. This information may not be complete or fully accurate. This information is not intended to cure, diagnose, prevent or treat disease. As with all essential oils, always dilute prior to using topically and please perform a skin patch test prior to using. Essential oils, if used internally, should be under a qualified practitioner in Aromatic Medicine. Always seek the advise of a qualified, trained aromatherapist. Don't ever hesitate to ask about the education of the Aromatherapist. Keep out of the reach of children.
Patchouli Reserve Dark (Pogostemon cablin)