The Patchouli Essential Oil can be extracted from the leaves of the Patchouli plant, whose scientific name is Pogostemon Cablin or Pogostemon Patchouli.
The chief components of the Patchouli Essential Oil include the following: Pogostol, Seychellene, Patchouli Alcohol, Norpatchoulenol, Caryophyllene, Alpha Bulnesene, Alpha Guaiene, Beta Patchoulene, and Alpha Patchoulene.
The essential oil has a lot of health benefits, that can be attributed to the following properties: tonic, sedative, insecticide, fungicide, febrifuge, diuretic, deodorant, cytophylactic, cicatrisant, astringent, aphrodisiac, antiseptic, antiphlogistic, and antidepressant.
The oil is a natural antiseptic, which means it can be effective in healing internal and external wounds quickly. It can also protect the wounds from being infected.
The Patchouli Essential Oil is diuretic, which means that it can increase the frequency and quantity of urination. This further means that it will remove excess toxins from your body.
The oil tones up the skin, muscles, nervous system, digestive system, heart, and the circulatory system. It can also boost the immune system.
The oil inhibits bacterial growth inside the body and externally. It kills bad bacteria and keeps them away from the body organs.
The oil is an antispasmodic, which means it can prevent and treat coughs, cramps, and aches. It may also prevent convulsions, spasmodic cholera, intestinal aches, abdominal aches, muscular aches, cramps, hysterical attacks, epileptic seizures, and convulsions.
The oil is antirheumatic, which means that it can relieve symptoms of rheumatism, arthritis, and gout. It can also promote better blood circulation.
The oil is an aphrodisiac, which means it can increase the libido and prevent impotence and erectile dysfunctions.
Pregnant and nursing women should consult a trusted health care professional for opinion before using the oil in any way, shape, or form.