- View essential oilPatchouli
Botanical Source: Pogostemon cablin
Oil Properties: Patchouli oil has a rich musky-sweet, strong spicy and herbaceous smell. It is light yellow to dark brown in color and is a thick oil.
Chemical Properties: The chemical components of patchouli oil are β-patchoulene, α-guaiene, caryophyllene, α-patchoulene, seychellene, α-bulnesene, norpatchoulenol, patchouli alcohol and pogostol.
Therapeutic Properties: The therapeutic properties of patchouli oil are antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicide, insecticide, sedative and tonic.