Patchouli - 10 ml
Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin)
This oil is anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antidepressant, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cicatrisant, deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicidal, sedative and insect repellant. It’s very grounding, balances emotions, is uplifting and is therefore good for anxiety and depression. It’s very good for cuts and scrapes as well as insect bites. Good for dry and chapped skin that is itchy and sensitive. It’s also good for oily and blemished skin and in truth for every skin type. It’s good for cellulite and stretch marks and is one of the few oils that gets better with age.
Active ingredients: E.g. Alpha and Beta Patchoulene, Alpha Guaiene, Norpatchoulenol and Pogostol.
Essential oils are 75 – 100 times stronger than tea.
Essential oils are good for home use as stimulants or relaxants for the nervous system and they can be used in many ways.
Bath: Put 5 – 10 drops of pure essential oil into bathwater.
Inhalation: Put 3 – 6 drops in a bowl of hot water, put a towel over your head and breathe deeply in the steam for 5 – 10 minutes. You can also put one drop in your palm and inhale deeply, the chemicals in the oils go straight to your brain and have an immediate effect.
Perfume: Some oils are suitable to use as perfume.