PATCHOULI FEATURES AND BENEFITS
Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) is a large perennial flower that is a member of the labiatae family, which includes lavender, mint and sage. Its origin is traced to Southeast Asia, and is extensively cultivated in various Indonesian Islands, India, the Philippines, Malaysia, China, and South America. The oil extracted from the leaves of the plant is well-known for its deep, earthy and musky fragrance.
The therapeutic properties of patchouli oil are many including; antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicide, insecticide, sedative and tonic.
It is effective for fungal and bacterial infection and is of great help for insect bites. It could also be used as an insect repellant and is also used as a support for dealing with any substance addiction.
With its excellent diuretic properties, it is effective in fighting water retention and to break up cellulite, easing constipation and helping to reduce weight.
Furthermore, it has a great deodorizing action, and helps when feeling hot and bothered, while cooling down inflammations and assisting with wound healing.
On the skin, this oil is one of the most active and is a superb tissue regenerator, which helps to stimulate the growth of new skin cells. In wound healing, it not only promotes faster healing, but also helps to prevent ugly scarring when the wound heals.
Patchouli oil is very effective in sorting out rough, cracked and overly dehydrated skin and is used to treat acne, acne, eczema, sores, ulcers, any fungal infections, as well as scalp disorders.
Here at EverEscents we use Patchouli oil in our Moisture Range and along with Cinnamon it creates a beautiful aroma. Our moisture shampoo, conditioner and Deep Treatment is great for people with thick/dry/curly hair that is calling out for a moisture hit! Our deep treatment is also fantastic to use after swimming in those hot weeks over Christmas!
To learn more about these products and other great products in our range, please head to www.everescents.com.au