Appearance: Brown red liquid
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Plant Part: Leaves
Content: patchouli alcohol,pogostone
Patchouli oil is made from the leaves of patchouli and branches of patchouli. The initial is extracted by steam distillation,and refined processing.The proportion of raw materials and outputis 2%-3.5%. patchouli oil has a history of wide application, as a pharmaceutical, make-up, fragrance and industrial uses.
1.The health benefits of Patchouli essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an antiseptic, antidepressant, antiphlogistic, aphrodisiac, astringent, deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, insecticide,cicatrisant, cytophylactic, fungicide, sedative and tonic substance.
2.The insecticidal and insect repellant properties of this oil have been known for many years, particularly as it was used in the protection of clothes and fabrics from insects. As history moved forward, more health benefits of patchouli essential oil have been discovered.
1. It is effective for fungal and bacterial infection and is of great help for insect bites. With its excellent diuretic properties, it is effective in fighting water retention and to break up cellulite, easing constipation and helping to reduce overweight.It could also be used as an insect repellant and is also used as a support for dealing with any substance addiction.
2. Patchouli oil has a grounding and balancing effect on the emotions and banishes lethargy, while sharpening the wits, anxiety and fighting depression. It is also said to create an amorous atmosphere.
3. On the skin, this oil is one of the most active and is a superb tissue regenerator, which helps to stimulate the growth of new skin cells. In wound healing, it not only promotes faster healing, but also helps to prevent ugly scarring when the wound heals.
4. Patchouli oil is very effective in sorting out rough, cracked and overly dehydrated skin and is used to treat eczema, ulcers, acne, sores, any fungal infections, as well as scalp disorders.
5.Furthermore, it has a great deodorizing action, and helps when feeling hot and bothered, while cooling down inflammations and assisting with wound healing.