Essential Oil- Patchouli 20ml
Product Abstract: Patchouli is a very fragrant herb with soft oval leaves and square stems. It grows from 2 to 3 feet in height and provides an unusual odor that is nonetheless characteristic of patchouli when the leaves are rubbed. It became very popular throughout the British Empire when silks and cashmere shawls from India were packed with Patchouli to discourage insects during shipping, the scent being the final proof of origin. Genuine India Ink was also scented with it.
The Scent: The scent can be described as earthy, rich and herbaceous with sweet and woody undertones. In perfumery, it is often used as a base note that slows the evaporation of more dominant top notes, like citrus notes and ginger. Patchouli also improves with age if stored properly: the older it is, the more robust the scent becomes.
Uses: Patchouli is traditionally used for tranquility and serenity, and is most often associated with meditation. It can be thoroughly enjoyed on its own with the aid of a
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.