Patchouli

Plant origin, natural properties, and common uses of Patchouli essential oil Pogostemon cablin

About it...

Botanical name: Pogostemon cablin

Family: Lamiaceae

 

Harvested: India - Indonesia

Parts used: leaves

Extraction method: steam distillation

Major components of the oil: patchoulol, norpatchoulenol, germacrene

... The list of specific substances in the plant and their activities

 

Traditional uses:

In several Asian countries, Patchouli is used as an antidote for venomous snakebites.

 

Closer to home, it is used in perfumery and in the manufacture of incense.

 

The components of the essential oil especially show antimicrobial, bactericidal, fungicidal, and insect repellent properties.

 

Used for its properties in:

The Garden Mosses Formula

 

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