Essential Oil ‘Gems’ – Patchouli

Patchouli (Pogostomon cablin Benth.)





Qualities and Indications

  • Confusion and indecision

  • Eases anxiety

  • Eases apathy

  • Eases depression / low mood

  • Nervous exhaustion

  • Nervous tension

  • Panic attacks

  • Pre-menstrual tension (PMT)

  • Sedative at low dose stimulant at high dose

  • Stress and stress related conditions

  • Supports meditation and a sense of ‘spirituality’


Safety information:

Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitising.  Often adulterated  to ‘bulk out’ for profit (ensure you purchase from a reputable supplier).  Do not take orally / internally


Please visit the ‘Safe Use and Application’ page featured on this website for further safety information, and the “Methods of Use’ page for details about various methods of application


Heather Godfrey