Latin Name: Pogostemon patchouli
Plant Part: Plant, leaves
Note/Element: Note: Base Elelment: Earth
Functional Groups: Alcohol, aldehyde, sesquiterpene
Scent: Earthy, Sweet, enduring, woody, hint of sweetness.
Ayurvedic Doshas: Vata, Pitta
For Skin Type: Dry, Mature
Physical Uses: Itchy skin, dandruff, rash, fungus, cracked feet & hands, nail care, dry skin, athlete’s foot, insect bites, nausea, scars, natural deodorant, strengthens hair, .
Mental/Emotional Uses: Grounding, stress, tension, worry, connection to the earth, enhances mood.
Other Uses: Meditation, insect repellent, perfummery fixative, aphrodisiac
Blends Well With: Flowers, peel, resin, root, wood
Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Advanced Level, 2001-2011.