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, Patchouli Seeds
A fragrant perennial herb, 30-100cm high. Stem erect and thick, the upper
parts branched and covered densely with dull -yellow tomenia. The lower
parts, terete, ligneous. Leaves opposite, petiole 2-5cm long, also with
tomenta. Blade broadly ovate or oavte, 5-10cm long by 2.5-7cm wide tip
sub-acute, base cuneate oar lightly coradate. Margin obtusely dentate or
incised, both surfaces covered with dense hairs and oil glands, Summer.
Flower small in terminal or axillary spikes,. Calyx tubular, 6mm
long5-lobbed. Corolla bilabiate, 8mm long, light reddish-purple. Stamens 4,
extending from the corollatube, Nutlets smooth.
Mostly cultivated in warm and moist regions in China, India, Malaysia and
The uses to which patchouli oil is put to include cosmetics, perfumes of all kinds, toiletries (with soaps being a major consumer of this oil), breath refreshners especially in the East (40 metric tons of patchouli are used by India''s pan and chewing industry), incense, etc.
The oil is used in the East generally to scent linen and cloths, and it is
believed to help prevent the spread of disease. In China, Japan and Malaysia
the herb is used to treat colds, headaches, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea,
abdominal pain and halitosis. Its use sometimes is said to cause loss of
appetite and sleep and nervous attacks. The Chinese, Japanese and Arabs
believe it to possess prophylactic properties. Extensively used in cosmetic
preparations, and as a fixative in soaps, and perfumes. Extensively used in
the food industry, in alcoholic and soft drinks.
When used in Massage and Bath Oil Blends, Patchouli reduces anxiety and
depression and produces a warming and sensual feeling. Patchouli is an
Fever caused heat stroke, headache, poor appetite; nausea, vomitting,
diarrhoea. Leaves yield and essential oil known as Patchouli Oil much used
in perfumery industry for scenting soaps and other cosmetics, tobacco and
incenses, an excellent masking agent in depilatory creams. It yields an
excellent attar on blending with sandalwood oil. Infusion of fresh leaves is
given in menstrual troubles. Dried leaves used for scenting wardrobes
Patchouli blends well with labdanum, vetiver, sandalwood, cedarwood
, orange blossom, bergamot, cassia, myrrh
, opopanax, clary sage and oriental-type bases.