Patchouli Pogostemon cablin  Essential Oil Information

Pogostemon cablin

Patchouli Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Pogostemon cablin

 

Malaysia, China, India, Phillipines

Leaves








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Steam distillation

Deep golden brown

Medium thick

Medium








Fragrance

Deep and warm, with a slightly fruity herbal-spice












Benefits

Acne, athlete's foot, chapped skin, dermatitis, eczema, fatigue, frigidity, hair care, insect repellant, mature skin, oily skin, stress. Treat colds, headaches, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain















Blends Well With

Amber, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Chamomile Roman, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, Mandarin, Myrrh, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Sweet Orange, Vetiver.














Constituents

Patchoulol, esters, beta-caryophyllene













Properties

Antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, anti-phlogistic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicide, insecticide, sedative















Safety

Generally safe