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Umuthi Botanicals

Umuthi Patchouli, Light Essential Oil (Pogostemon cablin)

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Sizes: 10ml, 30ml, 100ml.

Umuthi Botanicals Patchouli, Light Essential Oil (Pogostemon cablin) can be used for both skin and hair. It is considered to be healing, strengthening and balancing. In aromatherapy it is used to alleviate stress, anxiety and depression.

    • Part used: leaves
    • Method: Steam distillation
    • Colour: golden brown, darker with age.
    • Consistency: medium to thick
    • Perfumery note: base.
    • Aroma: Rich, earthy, woody, musky, becoming richer and smoother with age.

    USES & BENEFITS

    • Light Patchouli is distilled in stainless steel vats, which gives it a lighter colour than the dark which is distilled in cast iron.
    • This has a very slight effect on the scent
    • Well known as the scent of India as Patchouli was used as a moth repellent on their fabrics
    • It is an effective general insect repellent
    • Patchouli is an oil used for both skin and hair, it is considered to be healing, strengthening and balancing
    • Used topically it is anti-fungal and antibacterial, and acts as an anti inflammatory, so soothes gout and rheumatic pain
    • Patchouli is used in aromatherapy to alleviate stress, anxiety and depression.
    • It is believed to stimulate hormone production, so is therefore considered an aphrodisiac, affecting both men and women
    • This oil is a general tonic, but use sparingly as the aroma is very strong and some people find it unpleasant

    WARNINGS

    Mostly a safe oil but be aware that it may inhibit blood clotting.


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