Know your ingredients: Patchouli

What it is
Patchouli oil is derived from mint. Patchouli has a strong smell and is reddish-brown in color.

What it does
Patchouli is used in fragrances for its earthy scent.

Side effects
Patchouli can cause irritations.

(Source: paulaschoice.com)
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  1. says

    I just love the way patchouli smells. I actually use it in my reed diffuser in my office. And I have made soaps from it. One of the best oils I have come across.

  2. beautifulwithbrains says

    I agree, it’s a great oil and smells lovely. You made soaps from it? That’s so cool, I wish I knew how to do that.

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