Patchouli essential oil is an essential oil delivered from the leaves of the patchouli plant. It has derived its name from “Pacholi”, meaning “to scent”. It is found in India, Malaysia, Burma, and Paraguay. The sweet and musky scent of Patchouli essential oil is often used in perfumes and colognes and can emit a natural musk when applied to the skin.
Patchouli oil is known for its variety of uses throughout the world. Some of them are mentioned below.
Aroma Magic Patchouli essential oil helps enhance the appearance of the skin. It helps reduces wrinkles, blemishes, or problem skin areas. It helps to treat acne and eczema. It is also is known for its ability to drain the skin and regenerate the epidermis to leave your complexion rejuvenated.
Patchouli essential oil is used to balance emotions and harmonize mood. It helps in easing anxiety, depression and stress. It can help you wind down after a long day when you diffuse it to create a peaceful, relaxing atmosphere.
Patchouli oil helps in easing symptoms like colds, headaches, and stomach upset. It also helps treat skin conditions such as dermatitis, acne or dry, cracked skin.
These are some of the applications of patchouli essential oil that you can try in your day-to-day life.
Add 4-5 drops of Patchouli essential oil to your bath water to relieve the stress of a long day.
For a smooth and glowing complexion, apply 1-2 drops of Patchouli essential oil to your face.
Add a few drops of Patchouli to your daily moisturizer to receive the skin benefits of Patchouli oil.
Patchouli essential oil can be used as an insect repellent. Mix 4-6 drops with vegetable oil and apply it to your body.
For facial massage add 2 drops of it with a carrier oil and massage gently. After massaging with this place a hot towel over your face for oil to sleep in better and relax further.
Here are some interesting facts that we know about this beautiful oil.
It was a valuable plant in history that traders in Europe used to barter it instead of precious metals.
With its calming power, it would be best if you can sprinkle few drops of patchouli essential oil to get good sleep and also get rid of the bed bugs.