|PATCHOULI ABSOLUTE OIL|
Country of Origin
|:||Soluble in alcohol & oil, insoluble in water|
|:||0.950 – 0.975 @ 25°C|
|:||(–) 48° – (–) 55° @25°C|
|:||1.507 – 1.512 @20°C|
|:||Bergamot, geranium, clary sage, lavender, myrrh, pine needle oils, cyclohexanone derivatives.|
|:||Supercritical CO2 Extraction |
Description : Pachouli is a species from genus Pogostemon and bushy herb of mint family. Bearing small pale pink-white flowers, the plant is a native to tropical regions of Asia. Patchouli oil is extracted from young leaves that are dried & fermented prior to steam distillation and helps in yielding 2 - 3 % of extract. This oil improves with age and has fuller, more well rounded odor.
Constituents : b-patchoulene, caryophyllene, a-guaiene, a-patchoulene, a-bulnesene, seychellene, norpatchoulenol, pogostol, patchouli alcohol.
Uses : Pachouli oil used to treat colds, headaches, nausea, diarrhea and abdominal pain. Patchouli oil has grounding as well as balancing effect on emotions & banishes lethargy while helping in sharpening wits, fighting depression as well as anxiety. It is also said to create amorous atmosphere.
Benefit : Pachouli oil is effective for fungal as well as bacterial infections and is of great help for insect bites. It can also be used as insect repellent. Its excellent diuretic properties also makes it effective in fighting water retention & breaking up cellulite, thus easing constipation & helping to reduce overweight.
Caution Note: PATCHOULI ABSOLUTE OIL is a powerful irritant, and even in minute quantities produces an intense burning sensation when it comes in contact with the eyes and tender parts of the skin.
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