Patchouli Essential Oil from Savon Stories has a sweet-herbaceous & earthy aroma. Harvested in Indonesia, patchouli has been traditionally used across Asia for its medical properties. Its relaxing scent was an inspiration to many great perfumes!
Powerful in both aromatherapy and skincare, patchouli essential oil can fight a range of bacteria and fungi, especially staphylococcus aureus – the silent culprit behind acne, eczema & rosacea. It has the advantage of being both anti-bacterial and anti-fungal, which is ideal for a wide range of skin ailments and fungal infections!
When it comes to aromatherapy, it will be your best partner to balance emotions, ease stress, anger and to relax! Proven to have sedative effects when inhaled, it may be useful in promoting sound sleep.
Patchouli essential oil is considered to be safe for kids and pregnant women in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy.
Cotton ball: put a few drops in cotton balls and breathe in or place in a cylindrical container first. Keep the container at 10-20cm away and inhale 10 deep breaths. If using before sleep, place container by bedside. If at work, keep container beside desk. Repeat steps for desired effects 2-3 times a day.
Bath: Add few drops to bath. To help oils disperse easily, mix first with little oil or our liquid soap before pouring into bath.
Steam/Compress for cold/flu: Add 10 drops to 100ml very warm water. Soak cloth in the scented water & wrap on desired area (ideal for bruises, wounds, muscular aches & pains and skin problems). For facial steam add 5 drops to bowl of hot water, cover head with a towel to make a tent, then steam face for a few mins.
Massages: Use 1-2% essential oil to carrier (i.e. 1-2 drops per 10ml of carrier); for children under 12 halve this amount.
Diffuser/Vaporisation: add recommended number of drops to nebulizer or cold steam diffuser.
Seek professional advice to use internally or undiluted on skin • Keep away from eyes & children.
As often as needed.
INCI: Pogostemon cablin leaf oil*
* Certified Organic.