Patchouli oil (Pogostemon cablin)

The scent of Patschulis was one of the 68-ies: He was always present at the flower children and hippies, it was a sign of the flower power. The scent of Patschulis is pushy, intense, almost muggy, but at the time he was obviously just right.

Patchouli, had particularly so in the 60’s and 70’s, his wedding because patchouli supposedly can mask the odor of cannabis (it could not.).


Anxiety, listlessness, depression, skin inflammation, skin care in general, insect repellent, insect bites, poor concentration, headaches, stomach pain, cracked and wrinkled skin, self-doubt, wounds

Patchouli is originally from Burma, India and Malaysia, where they used the plant has always been for perfumes. so you perfumed not only the people, even the laundry and the living quarters are so sprayed, probably to keep out insects.

Nevertheless, although he acts so defensively on insects, he acts as an aphrodisiac on humans, ie, patchouli leaves you wanting the desire. However, with this perfume not quite that simple, because some people can not cope with this intrusive scent and then rather take to their heels.

The patchouli oil is recovered by distillation, however, the sheets must first be dried. The patchouli oil is viscous, light brown, it smells a bit musty and musky, also woody and earthy. The fragrance lasts very long: If you give a little oil on the clothes, it may be that you can still weeks can then perceive the fragrance.

Patchouli stimulates us in small doses, at high doses, however, it seems almost deafening. In “soft” doses patchouli has a calming effect on us. Patchouli oil is antiseptic, it helps wounds to heal, it nourishes the skin and kills fungi.

It helps especially good for dry and chapped as well as inflamed skin. It can also help with fungal infections of the skin, for example, athlete’s foot. In its area of ‚Äč‚Äčorigin using patchouli and insect bites.

The scent gives us satisfaction, he gives and security, patchouli also inhibits inflammation, it regenerates the skin, that is, it also has a rejuvenating effect on the skin and it kills bacteria.

Profile of patchouli

Effect on the psyche

Opens doors to the subconscious, the sensuality and the shoots.

Helps with ambiguity, self-doubt, restlessness. Gives the courage, determination and their own ways of doing things the force.

The heavy, earthy fragrance conveys relaxation, satisfaction and safety.


30 – 35 kg each result in one liter of oil.

Patchouli oil – Ingredients

U.a. Zimtaldehyd, Azulen, Sesquterpene, Benzaldehyd, Patchoulicampher, Patchoulipyridin, Eugenol, Cadinen

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