PATCHOULI Essential Oil

black and white drawing of patchouli leaf by Wild Planet Aromatherapy

Botanical name: Pogostemon cablin

Country of origin: Indonesia

Steam distilled from the lightly fermented leaves. You may not be a fan of this musky, woody scent, but its' strengthening, aphrodisiac and anti-depressant properties are valid reasons to pay more attention to this very aromatic oil. If used sparingly, it can make a wonderful fixative for any blend and if you are struggling with anxiety, patchouli can help to balance out all your emotions.