In the 60s, during the young hipster days, those who were classified as hippies, favored this aroma. It is often used by perfumers and soap makers for its musky, yet sweet smell and is used by some to aid in weight loss as an appetite suppressant. Patchouli has components that are good for grounding and balancing the body, mind and soul. 1 drop of Patchouli to ½ teaspoon of carrier oil can be applied to the crown of the head in drops to promote a grounding effect throughout the mind, body, and soul.
Patchouli 15ml (.5oz)
Plant Part: Leaf
Method: Steam Distilled
Aroma: Earthy, Pungent, Herbaceous
Blends well with: Basil, Lemon, Lavender, Rosemary, Eucalyptus, Tea Tree
Cautions: Always dilute with a carrier oil when applying to the skin. Keep out of reach of children. Consult your physician before use if pregnant. External use only.
Common Use: Dilute 3-5 drops in 1 oz of carrier oil (almond or coconut) when applying topically. In your diffuser of choice, add 2-3 drops.