Patchouli has a reputation for being peaceful, even in the face of conflict, and connecting us with the earth.
It’s all about calm, ease, and natural beauty.
In my mind, Patchouli’s mental and emotional effects are reflected in what it can do for our bodies. It calms inflammation, soothes anxiety, reduces bacteria, is astringent, and helps skin to heal.
The recipes in this Spotlight showcase Patchouli’s talents nicely!
Patchouli essential oil a perfect ingredient for natural acne relief blends.
This recipe is popular with boys, who I’ve found don’t often gravitate toward floral fragrances (but girls love this blend, too!).
You can make this in a 1 oz (30 ml) flip-top bottle:
- 1 oz (30 ml) aloe vera gel (Aloe barbadensis)
- 5 drops Patchouli (Pogostemom cablin)
- 5 drops Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
- 3 drops Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)
- 2 drops Lemon (Citrus…
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