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Patchouli Essential Oil Organic

$ 3.75
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The Story

Patchouli: Pogostemon cablin (Benth.)

Why patchouli? A favorite fragrance of the hippie generation of the ’60s, the aroma of patchouli is powerful and unmistakable. The initial aroma is sweet, followed by an earthy note, which makes a rich, complex addition to room sprays, potpourri, and personal fragrances. Patchouli covers up musty smells around the house (it’s great in trash cans and laundry bins!). It has also been used as a flavoring agent and blends well with anise and clove as a breath sweetener.

Quality Assured: Our certified organic patchouli essential oil is responsibly sourced from Indonesia. The essential oil is steam distilled from dried, young leaves without stems. Every batch of oil is Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth and produced without the use of genetic engineering, artificial fertilizers, or pesticides. Additionally, our expert aromatherapists here at the Apothecary Shoppe personally assess all of our oils—using touch, taste, smell, and lab analyses—to ensure that your essential oil is suitable for use and entirely free of adulterants.

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View the GC for the current lot of this oil online here. If your product is a different lot number, please contact apothecary@achs.edu for the GC. 

How to Use

Wellness Support: Patchouli aromatherapy essential oil has many aromatic benefits, including a rich, earthy aroma that helps bring nature indoors and cleanse the air around the house, office, or any indoor space where you spend time. Spending a lot of time on your feet? Patchouli is a great oil for combating that not-so-pleasant aroma of sweaty feet!

Regulatory Status: Patchouli essential oil is not listed on the FDA Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) list.

Oils That Blend Well With Patchouli: This essential oil is frequently included in soaps, perfumes, and cosmetics. It blends well with:

  • bergamot Citrus aurantium var. bergamia
  • Himalayan cedarwood Cedrus deodara
  • cinnamon Cinnamomum zeylanicum
  • clary sage Salvia sclarea
  • clove Syzygium aromaticum
  • geranium Pelargonium graveolens
  • lavender Lavandula angustifolia
  • myrrh Commiphora myrrha
  • neroli Citrus aurantium var. amara
  • oakmoss Evernia prunastri
  • rose Rosa damascena
  • sandalwood Santalum album
  • vetiver Vetiveria zizanioides

Experience

Formula:

MOTHER EARTH ROOM SPRAY:

Rose Rosa damascena oil: 5 drops

Ylang ylang Cananga odorata var. genuina oil: 3 drops

Patchouli Pogostemon cablin oil: 2 drops

Bergamot Citrus aurantium var. bergamia oil: 2 drops

Alcohol: 2 teaspoons

Mix 60 drops of the above aroma concentrate with 2 ounces of distilled water or witch hazel hydrosol. Shake well. Spray upward into the air and walk underneath. If the aroma is not strong enough, add more concentrate in 5 drop increments and test again.

Are you curious about the distillation process of patchouli aromatherapy essential oil? Check out this video of ACHS President Dorene Petersen at a patchouli distillery in Java!

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