Patchouli Oil (Pogostemon cabli)
On the skin, the Patchouli oil is one of the most active and is a superb tissue regenerator, which helps to stimulate the growth of new skin cells. It is found to be very effective in sorting out rough, cracked and overly dehydrated skin and is used to treat acne, acne, eczema, sores, ulcers, any fungal infections, as well as scalp disorders.
Alpha Patchoulene, Beta Patchoulene, Alpha Guaiene, Alpha Bulnesene, Caryophyllene, Norpatchoulenol, Patchouli Alcohol, Seychellene and Pogosto.
The Essential Oil of Patchouli is extracted by steam distillation of the Patchouli leaves.
It calms, relaxes and de-stresses individuals. That is why it is widely used in aromatherapy.
It soothes inflammation, particularly those resulting from fever and gives relief.
Protects the wounds and ulcers from infections and from being septic.
Useful in treatment of sexual problems like impotency, loss of libido and interest in sex, erectile problems, frigidity etc.
It induces contractions in muscles, nerves and skin and also helps to stop a hemorrhage by the contraction of blood vessels. It facilitates in the strengthening of the gums, prevents shagging of skin, hair fall and loosening of muscles.
It helps heal cuts and wounds and also speed up the fading of their scars .Equally effective in the vanishing of marks left by boils, acne, pox, measles etc.
This property promotes growth by assisting in the generation of new body cells and helps in production of red blood cells too. The regeneration of skin cells keeps the skin healthy, young and vibrant.
It increases the tendency of urinating as well as the frequency of urination and quantity of urine. This helps loose weight, lower blood pressure,increase appetite, lower cholesterol and removal of toxins from the body.
Reduces body temperature in case of fever by fighting the infections. Being an Anti Phlogistic, it gives relief from the inflammations caused by fever .
The strong sweet, spicy and musky aroma of this essential oil keeps away body odor.
It is found to be quite effective in inhibiting fungal growth and infections, there by providing protection from some of the notorious infections like athlete’s foot
Despite smelling sweet, it is very effective in keeping insects away.
It calms down inflammations and sedates convulsions, coughs and epileptic attacks resulting from hype sensitivity or hyper reactivity of nerves. It can also stop eruption of allergies by sedating the hyper sensitivity of body towards certain elements.
It makes right the metabolic functions like decomposition of food and absorption of nutrients by toning up the liver, stomach and intestines, helping you grow stronger and healthier. It is also seen to take care of proper excretion; it regulates the endocrinal secretions of hormones and enzymes and also tones up the nervous system, thus making you more alert and active, and finally, boosts the immune system, protecting you from infections.
Helps treat eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and sores. Gives relief from constipation and it can also be used as an antidote against insect bites temporarily.