Patchouli Essential Oil
Patchouli Essential Oil has been used in aromatherapy for centuries. Its aroma covers scents and stays in the air for days. The emotional benefits are pleasant as it relieves stress, awakens tranquility and is a natural aphrodisiac. Patchouli is recognizable and you either love the scent or hate it.
Patchouli is used for its medical and emotional benefits. It is anti-viral and anti-fungal you can use it right on the area to stop the spread of bacteria and viruses. It is anti-inflammatory and it encourages cell regeneration. It speeds up the healing of wounds and sores helps to fade scars tightens and tones the skin. Great to use on the skin to heal eczema, dermatitis, chapped skin and other skin complaints. Use it also for wrinkles, cellulite, and sunburn.
You can use the fragrant leaves dried, they are a great insect repellent. Place them between blankets and in closets. Grow this plant as a helper for other plants. It is great for keeping the insect population down. Fresh bruised leaves are good to apply for burns to aid in healing. A poultice of leaves can be applied for a headache or added to the bath water when suffering from a cold without fever, vomiting or nausea.
WARNING : Not to be used by pregnant women