Patchouli

Regularly utilized in incense, the scent of patchouli is memorable to those who grew up in the 70’s. The oil possesses natural grounding properties that help protect against emotional imbalance.

In fact, reduces the appearance of blemishes, soothes minor skin irritations and promotes a smooth, glowing complexion. The oil stimulates the body’s absorption of nutrients, promoting optimal metabolic function and greater energy. Patchouli’s strong skin supportive properties, along with its natural ability to balance emotion, make it one powerful agent to have on hand when you want to look and feel your best.

Uses

To ground emotions, combine 1-2 drops each of vetiver and patchouli and apply topically to the reflex points, massaging into the skin. For tension relief, massage 1-2 drops into the neck, shoulders, and temples.
You can also apply patchouli topically to support skin health. Simply rub 1-2 drops softly over the affected area.

General Methods of Application

Apply NEAT. Aromatically. Internally. Topically.

Precautions
Those with sensitive skin should dilute the oil with a carrier oil. Avoid touching the eyes, ears, and other sensitive areas with the oil. People who are nursing, pregnant, or are receiving medical attention should consult their physician before use. Additionally, make sure to store the oil away from children.

Blend Recipe: Aphrodisiac Bath Blend

Ingredients
1-2 Tbsps Sweet Almond Oil
1 cup Baking Soda
1 cup Refined Salt
4 drops Jasmine Essential Oil
6 drops Patchouli Essential Oil
6 drops Frankincense Essential Oil
8 drops Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
8 drops Bergamot Essential Oil

Directions
For an aphrodisiac bath blend, designed to turn up the volume, blend all ingredients in a glass jar. As your hot water is running, place a handful into your bathwater and let disperse. Soak in the sensual and stimulating bath.

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