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Patchouli is easily recognizable for its rich, musky-sweet fragrance.
- Has a grounding, balancing effect on emotions
- Helps skin recover quickly
Patchouly (or Patchouly) essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of the Labiatae (mint) botanical family.
Common Primary Uses: *
Mosquito repellent, termite repellent.
Can be applied neat (with no dilution) when used topically. Apply to reflex points and/0r directly on area of concern; diffuse. Patchouly oil is generally recognized as safe for for human consumption as a food additive and flavoring agent (ingestion is not for children under 6; use with caution and greater dilution with children 6 and older).
For more information about Patchouly essential oil, read Modern Essentials *6th Edition* a Contemporary Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils (The NEW 6th Edition) (which is also the source of the above information).
*Please note, the FDA has not evaluated the above statements.