Patchouli Essential Oil derives its name from "Pacholi", meaning "to scent". It is extracted from the plant of PogostemonCablin. It is found in India, Malaysia, Burma and Paragauy. It is used as a perfume for fabrics.
Massage: Patchouli essential can be used for massages. Mix 2-3 drops of the essential oil into carrier oil and blend it well.
Baths: Add 4-5 drops of Patchouli essential oil to your bath tub or 3-4 drops to your bucket and swish the water gently to mix the oil well. If you have dry skin, add a tablespoon of vegetable oil along with the essential oil.
Diffuser: Use 4-5 drops of Patchouli essential oil in a diffuser bowl filled with three quarters of water. Essential oils should never be burnt directly as the chemical structure can get changed with incinerator.