If you love the smell of Patchouli you will be captivated by this aged version! We currently offer two types of Patchouli essential oil, a 5 year that is aging beautifully, and this Patchouli Dark (Vintage 2006) gracefully aged.
Aged Patchouli essential oil develops a rich and luxurious aroma the older it gets. One could say much like fine wine that improves with age. To make a comparison, young patchouli is
A truly fine Patchouli oil has a wonderful fragrance that may not be recognized by many who claim that they do not like its scent. It is best appreciated when smelled in diluted form, on a scent strip, or when combined with other essential oils, especially florals, rather than at full strength from the bottle. A good quality Patchouli oil improves with age, and we have five very fine Patchouli oils to choose from.
Attributes & characteristics
Although both possess the unique and unmistakable Patchouli aroma, the aged version has no rough edges and is highly suited for luxury perfumery. Patchouli lovers will adore the extraordinarily longer lingering aroma that is creamy smooth with a somewhat floral fruity bouquet. When used as a base note one should still exercise frugality because Patchouli of any age can easily overpower a blend.
General information for Patchouli: An essential oil that is aromatically long lasting with a unique scent reminiscent of the sixties and hippy era. The superb aroma of patchouli lifts depression, eases anxiety and is reputed to be a good aphrodisiac as well as a grounding oil used in meditation and meditation blends. Besides its aphrodisiac value patchouli is also used in aromatherapy to diffuse in an oil diffuser, a few drops in bath water or blended into massage oil and creams. Patchouli essential oil is used to aid in problems with cellulite, water retention and cracked skin. This makes it a popular additive to soap, skin creams, acne and eczema remedies. Patchouli essential oil is also good for insect bites and can also be used as an insect repellent.
General use: Oil diffusers, potpourri, additive to massage oil, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, incense, soap and candle making
Effects on the skin
Safety Considerations: Dilute before using. A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.
Essential Oil Information
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Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, perfume oils, absolutes or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. If you have any question as to the medical use of any essential or perfume oil, be sure and consult your physician prior to their use. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. Always consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils for yourself or for children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before. For very in-depth information on oil safety issues, read 'Essential Oil Safety' by Robert Tisserand, his book is available at Amazon.com.