Patchouli oil is an essential oil that comes from the leaves of the patchouli plant. It’s often used to treat skin conditions such as dermatitis, acne or cracked, dry skin. It is also known to relieve stress, and providing feelings of relaxation. It can also ease symptoms of a headache, cold or stomach upset. You can apply the diluted oil to your skin or use it for aromatherapy.
- Anti-inflammatory properties
- Treats acne and dry skin
- Assists in weight loss
- Relieves stress
- Provides relaxation
How to use Patchouli essential oil:
- Mix with a carrier oil and apply to the face for smooth and glowing skin.
- Dilute with peppermint oil and and apply the oil to your temples or to your forehead to relieve feelings of stress.
- To boost mood, apply a few drops of the oil to your neck or temples.
Avoid contact with eyes and inner ears. Dilute with a carrier oil before use. Discontinue use if irritation or rash occurs. If you are pregnant or nursing, or have a history of allergic reactions, speak to a doctor before using any essential oil. Always store the oils in a safe area away from children.