Patchouli Essential Oil has a grounding and balancing effect on the emotions and banishes lethargy, fighting depression and anxiety.
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.
With its excellent diuretic properties, it is effective in fighting water retention and to break up cellulite, easing constipation and helping to reduce overweight.
Furthermore, it has a great deodorising action, and helps when feeling hot and bothered, while cooling down inflammations and assisting with wound healing.
For 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 Essential Oil is very effective in sorting out rough, cracked and overly dehydrated skin and is used to help with acne, acne, eczema, sores, ulcers, any fungal infections, as well as scalp disorders.
It is non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing, but the aroma may be a little persistent for some people and large doses may cause loss of appetite in some individuals.