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Product: Patchouli Oil
Latin Name: Pogostemon cablin
Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Other Names: Patchouly, Smooth Patchouli, Kablin, Huo Xiang & Putcha-Pat.
Description: Patchouli is a bushy, aromatic perennial herb native to tropical regions of Asia including Malaysia and the Philippines; it grows to a height of 1 metre. The leaves are mid-green in colour, oblong-ovate to ovate in shape and 5-11cm in length, with serrated margins. The 4-5 petaled flowers are 1.5cm in diameter, white to pinkish-purple in colour, borne on terminal, axillary spikes which are 2-8cm in length.
Interesting Fact: Did you know that in some countries such as Japan and Malaysia they use patchouli as an antidote for venomous snake bites? The oil is also applied to insect bites and stings it is naturally antiseptic and has insect repellent and anti-inflammatory properties. Due to its antifungal properties the oil is often added to preparations to soothe and treat skin conditions such as eczema. It also soothing and healing when added to cracked skin on the feet and conditions such as athlete’s foot.
Blends With: Bergamot, Black pepper, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, Lemongrass, Myrrh, Neroli, Orange, Rose, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Vetivert & Ylang-Ylang.
Safety Advice: Non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitising. Not suitable for human consumption.
Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.
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