Patchouli oil has been known to be soothing to the nervous system and has traditionally been used to relieve symptoms of depression and stress. It is effective for fungal and bacterial infection and is of great help for insect bites. It could also be used as an insect repellent and is also used as a support for dealing with any substance addiction.
Its diuretic properties is effective in fighting water retention and to break up cellulite, easing constipation and helping to reduce overweight.
In addition, it has a great deodorizing action, while cooling down inflammations and assisting with wound healing. For the skin, this oil is one of the most active and is a superb tissue regenerator, helping to stimulate the growth of new skin cells. In wound healing, it not only promotes faster healing, but also helps to prevent ugly scarring when the wound heals. This is why it is used to treat eczema, sores, acne, ulcers, any fungal infections, as well as scalp disorders.
Antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicide, insecticide, sedative and tonic.