Patchouli Light 100% Pure Essential Oil
A flowering herb in the Lamiaceae (mint) family, patchouli features fragrant foliage, which is the source of its essential oil. Originating in the warmer climes of Asia, the plant yields a notably potent oil, though distillation in stainless-steel containers results in a subtler variety known as patchouli light. For those who like the scent of patchouli, but find it to be a bit too intense, patchouli light is ideal. This more nuanced version of the aroma is regularly used in perfumery and is also common in incense.
Plant Part Used
Medium. Warm, slightly fruity and herbal spice-like.
Helps ease occasional tension while it revitalizes and stabilizes. Aids in meditation and contemplation.
Blends Well With
Amber, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Chamomile Roman, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, Mandarin, Myrrh, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Sweet Orange, Vetiver
History of Patchouli Light
Renowned as an earthy aroma, patchouli is evinced in clearer, fresher form as patchouli light. Patchouli is often associated with the humid, exotic locales of India, where the plant is a botanical native, and this iteration of the oil captures the mystique of traveling through the vast subcontinent, its exotic fragrance on the breeze. Of course, patchouli is also closely linked to hippie counterculture and particularly pungent burning incense. However, this lighter version of the time-honored scent lifts the herb away from these heavy associations as a more nuanced oil with green and fruity notes. Due to its clean stainless-steel distillation process, patchouli light allows the more expansive and meditative aspects of the oil to shine through, yet it maintains all of patchouli dark's benefits.
Using Patchouli Light Oil
All essential oil blends are for aromatherapy use only and are not for ingesting!
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Indian Incense Blend
A nod to the finest Indian incense, though it burns clean with vapor instead of smoke.
Bath & Shower
Add 5-10 drops to hot bath water, or sprinkle into shower steam before getting in for an at-home spa experience.
8-10 drops of essential oil per 1 ounce of carrier oil. Apply a small amount directly to areas of concern, such as muscles, skin, or joints. Work the oil gently into the skin until it is fully absorbed.
Inhale the aromatic vapors directly from the bottle, or place a few drops in a burner or diffuser to fill a room with its scent.
This oil can be used in your homemade DIY projects, such as in candles, soaps and other body care products!