Patchouli Essential Oil
A strong, earthy fragrance, sweet and spicy also. It is antidepressant, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, deodorant, fungicide and insecticide. May cause loss of appetite. Its odor may be little too persistent for some people. Due to its strong astringent and cicatrizant properties, may be helpful for loose skin, especially after dieting. Seems to curb appetite also. Excellent in cases of diarrhea. Its diuretic properties are useful in cases of water retention and cellulite. Well known to increase libido. Relieves effects from insect bites. It is known as a tissue regenerator which helps regrowth of skin cells and the forming of scar tissue. Heals rough, cracked skin. Blends well with black pepper, clary sage, frankincense, geranium, lavender and myrrh.