Aromatherapy Spotlight: Patchouli

patchouli Patchouli is a sexy, earthy-smelling oil which has antiseptic, antimicrobial and antiviral properties.

It’s considered an aphrodisiac, a stimulant and an antidepressant among many other things.

It can help heal skin concerns and regenerate the skinĀ and is a natural antiperspirant. The aroma can help diminish your appetite so it’s useful for weight loss.

Imported Asian silks were packed with patchouli leaves to help repel moths. It’s common in incense and perfume and is sold as an all-purpose insect repellant and antidote for insect bites.

 

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