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Essential Oil Index ~ Patchouli

Patchouli

Latin Name: Pogostemon patchouli

Plant/Part: Shrub/Leaves

Note: Base

Planet: Saturn/Sun

Element: Earth

Affinity: PERVASIVE – Sex, physical energy, money

Aroma

Patchouli essential oil has a deep, rich scent. It accurately captures the earthy, musky sweetness of the dried plant


 

Applications

Physical conditions

Reduces inflammation

Antiseptic

Contracts tissues

Scar tissue

Dry skin

Deodorant

Urinary problems

Fevers

Fungal infections

Insect bites

Insect repellent

Aids sleep

Builds immunity

Cellulite

Water retention

Heavy sweating

Snake bites

Cracked skin

Sores

Wounds

Acne

Eczema

Scalp disorders


 

Psychological conditions

Antidepressant

Grounding

Balancing

Sharpens wits

Aphrodisiac

Calming

Apprehension

Clarity


 

Precautions

Sedative in low doses and stimulating in high. May cause loss of appetite

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