Used for Stress, IBS, bloating, scars, acne, athletes foot, eczema, and mature skin.
Patchouli oil instils feelings of peace and if you are stressed it brings calmness and determination.
The oil is said to have a balancing effect on the emotions and create an amorous atmosphere. When used in an oil burner, it eases anxiety and depression. Used in bath water, it is believed to help skin and scalp complaints, fungal infections, fluid retention, break down cellulite and ease constipation. It has excellent tissue regenerating properties, speeds up healing and fights infections. Thus, it helps acne, eczema, weeping sores, ulcers, and athlete's foot.
In Europe and America, patchouli oil and incense was immensely popular in the 1960s and 70s among the hippies, since the smell of patchouli covered body odour and the smell of burnt cannabis. Patchouli was used as a hair conditioner for dreadlocks.
Used for IBS it can relieve constipation and diarrhoea, feelings of bloatedness and it tones the colon.
A good oil for mature skin and scar tissue as it promotes the regeneration of skin cells. Excellent for eczema as it heals chapped, cracked skin, soothes and calms down redness. It is useful for the treatment of athlete's foot and for treating acne as it is an antiseptic as well as healing for the skin.