Botanical source: Pogostemon cablin
Plant part used: The leafy herb
Production: Cultivated, selective conventional
Extraction method: Steam distillation of the dried, slightly fermented leafy herb. Snow Lotus Patchouli is free of other plant additives such as Java patchouli, which is often used in Patchouli production
Fragrance profile: A rich, smooth, full-bodied sweet woody, rooty oil with velvety wine-like notes in the upper registers. This distillation is the 'light' type.
Fragrance energy: Sweet-woody
Properties: Stabilizing, centering, calming
Chinese medicine function: To nourish the Yin, resolve damp and calm the spirit
Complimentary blending: Vetiver, Siam wood, Sandalwood, Atlas cedarwood, Spikenard, Myrrh, Geranium, Rose absolute, Neroli, Bergamot, Mandarin, Petitgrain
For external use only. Properly dilute all essential oils in lotion or vegetable carrier oil before massage or other topical use. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, have any health conditions, or are taking medications, please consult your healthcare provider prior to using essential oils.
After purchasing several different patchouli essential oils finally one that does not smell moldy. I love the sultry, smoky, woodsy scent and am looking forward to utilizing it in salves.