Botanical Name: Pogostemon cablin
Country of Origin: Indonesia
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Leaves
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Rich, earthy, woody, “wine” scent
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Cedarwood Virginian, Clove Bud, Copaiba Balsam, Cypress, Geranium Egyptian, Lavender, Myrrh, Neroli, Orange Sweet, Palmarosa, Rose Absolute, Sandalwood Australian and Vetiver.
Cautions: None known.
Focus your mind during meditation by diffusing 1 drop of patchouli with 1 drop of sweet basil.
Patchouli is very useful as part of a blend to combat shoe and foot odor. Fill an old tube sock with baking soda; add lemon and patchouli oils to baking soda and tuck sock into the shoe; leave for 12-24 hrs.