Patchouli Organic Essential Oil

Patchouli Organic Essential Oil

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Botanical Name: Pogostemon cablin

Botanical Family: Lamiaceae

Main Constituents:
Patchoulol: 30.02%

Plant Part: Leaves

Origin: India

Cultivation Method: USDA Certified Organic

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Approximate Shelf Life: 6 - 8 Years

Aromatic Scent: A medium strength base note.  Earthy, Exotic, Musky, Resinous, Rich, Sensual, Warm and Woody.

Blends Well With: Bergamot, Cassia, Cedarwood, Clove Bud, Copaiba, Cypress, Geranium, Lavender, Myrrh, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Rose, Sandalwood and Vetiver.


Anti-anxiety, Anti-Bacterial, Anti-depressant, Anti-fungal, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Anti-phlogistic, Anti-septic, Aphrodisiac, Astringent, Anxiolytic, Calming, Cicatrisant, Cooling, Cytophylactic, Deodorant, Diuretic, Febrifuge, Insect repellent, Sedative, Tonic, Wound healing.


See our General Safety Guidelines for recommended usage.

This oil is safe for children.

Add a maximum of 10 drops (0.5 mL) to 5 mL of carrier oil (or 10%) for topical applications.

Can be used topically to:

  • Reduce inflammation
  • Fight fatigue
  • Increase urination
  • Detoxify
  • Control appetite
  • Aid digestion
  • Ease stress and anxiety
  • Fight free radicals
  • Relieve symptoms of depression
  • Nourish skin
  • Heal wounds
  • Treat acne
  • Relieve eczema and psoriasis
  • Reduce dandruff
  • Neutralize odors
  • Fight insomnia
  • Repel insects

Can be diffused or inhaled to:

  • Relieve symptoms of depression
  • Ease stress and anxiety
  • Fight fatigue
  • Purify the air
  • Neutralize odors
  • Fight insomnia
  • Repel insects

Can be used around the house to:

  • Disinfect surfaces/filters – try adding drops or spray to furnace/air/vacuum filters! *avoid open flame
  • Freshen Laundry
  • Repel insects


Patchouli supports the 1st, 2nd 3rd and 7th chakras.


Tisserand & Young have shown that Patchouli may inhibit blood clotting.  Oral use is contraindicated with anticoagulant medication, major surgery, peptic ulcers, hemophilia, and other bleeding disorders.  This oil is non-irritating and non-sensitizing. [1]  

Below are some of the known drug interactions for Patchouli.  Check with your healthcare provider before using Patchouli essential oil if you are currently taking prescription medication.

Moderate interaction:

  • Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant/Antiplatelet drugs) such as aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), diclofenac (Voltaren, Cataflam, others), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others), naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, others), dalteparin (Fragmin), enoxaparin (Lovenox), heparin, warfarin (Coumadin), and others.

Avoid Patchouli oil for 2 weeks before surgery.

We do not recommend topical use in concentrations above 10%

This oil is safe for children.


  1. Tisserand & Young Essential Oil Safety, 2ndEdition Churchill Livingstone Elsevier. Edinburg 2014 

Extreme overuse of essential oils can be very dangerous, and even fatal in rare cases(ingestion by children).  Always follow our General Safety Guidelines and dilute your oils.  Some people may have adverse or allergic reactions.  Do not ingest essential oil.  Avoid contact with eyes and sensitive areas.  Keep out of reach of children.  

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