Patchouli Dark Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Pogostemon cablin
Patchouli Dark essential oil is a base note with a unique, distinct, musky, earthy, medium-strength aroma. 


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Patchouli – Dark Essential Oil 

Main Constituents:
 Patchoulol: 27-35% 

Plant Description: Patchouli, scientifically known as Pogostemon cablin, is a fragrant, herbaceous plant with sturdy, aromatic leaves. It thrives in warm, tropical climates and produces small, pinkish-white flowers. It is prized for its earthy and musky scent.
Plant Part: Leaves
Origin: Indonesia
Processing Method: Steam distilled  

History of Patchouli Dark Essential Oil:

Patchouli Dark essential oil boasts a fascinating history spanning centuries. The leaves of the patchouli plant, Pogostemon cablin, native to tropical regions of Asia, including Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines, produce this oil.

Ancient cultures highly valued patchouli for its aromatic qualities, trading it along the ancient spice routes and incorporating it extensively into traditional Asian medicine, perfumery, and spiritual rituals.

During the 19th century, Patchouli essential oil gained popularity in Europe and the United States, becoming synonymous with the hippie counterculture of the 1960s and 1970s, associating its distinctive earthy and musky scent with peace, love, and freedom.

Modern people continue to cherish Patchouli essential oil for its rich, complex aroma and therapeutic benefits. Many people widely use it in aromatherapy for its grounding and calming effects, as well as in perfumery, skincare, and natural remedies.

Patchouli Dark essential oil stands out among essential oils. People celebrate its deep, intoxicating scent and its versatile applications in holistic wellness and personal care.

 Benefits/Suggested Uses:  

  • People often use Patchouli essential oil in skincare products for its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and regenerative properties. Therefore, it may help treat acne, eczema, and dermatitis and promote wound healing. 
  • The earthy and grounding aroma of Patchouli essential oil is thought to have calming and sedative effects, helping to reduce stress and anxiety and promoting relaxation when used in aromatherapy.  
  • Patchouli oil possesses anti-inflammatory properties that may help reduce inflammation associated with arthritis, rheumatism, and inflammatory skin conditions. 
  • Many believe that Patchouli essential oil has mood-enhancing properties that may help alleviate symptoms of depression and improve overall emotional well-being when used in aromatherapy.
  • Patchouli essential oil’s calming effects may help promote better sleep and alleviate insomnia when diffused or inhaled before bedtime. 
  • People often consider Patchouli essential oil an aphrodisiac. Potentially helping to enhance libido and sexual arousal when used in aromatherapy or as a massage oil. 

Blends well with: Orange, Bergamot, Cassia, Cedarwood, Myrrh, Rose, and Sandalwood 

Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. Before using the product, it is recommended to conduct a skin test as it may cause skin irritation in certain individuals. Avoid contact with eyes.

Harmony Naturals’ Products: Single note; Rollers: Clean Hippie, Sweet Dreams, Blissful Hippie, Sweet Dreams Cream; Essential oil blends: Blissful Hippie, Clean Hippie, and Sweet Dreams 

Additional information


1/2 oz Single Note Essential Oil


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