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In what advantage of essential oils? Patchoulis

Patchoulis represents a bushy annual grass which can be found generally in such exotic places as Indonesia, the Malayan islands, the island Mauritius and Reunion. Treats family of gubotsvetny.

Patchoulis receive essential oil by steam distillation of dry leaves. At the same time it contains such organic compounds as: pachulen, pachulol, azulene, gualen and evgenol. Oil quite dense and heavy also has gorchichno - greenish color. Possesses quite tart and warm aroma.


Applying essential oil patchoulis you will be always full of optimism as it possesses the anti-depressive action expressed to . Causing cheerfulness inflow, the exhaled aroma will raise your sexual desire .

Patchoulis also use oil in cosmetics where it appears the irreplaceable assistant on care of the dry and tired skin , feeding and refreshing it. Women can use it for giving of elasticity of a breast and of elimination of flabbiness of problem places . It is and the big assistant in fight against cellulitis , good the healing means .

One more plus of essential oil patchoulis are that at application of the means supporting him as one of components you will be able to strengthen and to give force to the hair , and also it will help to fix such problem as dandruff .


1. Inhalations

Cold inhalations: Place 1 - 2 drops in aromamedalyon or apply them on a kerchief. Steam inhalation time - 5 - 10 minutes.

2. Air aromatization

Drop 5 - 7 drops of essential oil on the top part of an aromalampa, and in lower place the lit candle. As a rule, oil evaporates in 15 - 30 minutes. It is enough for holding one session.

3. Massage Take

any oil (1 - 2 tablespoons) for massage or massage cream and drop 3 - 5 drops of essential oil patchoulis there. After that put and rub in problem parts of the body before full absorption in skin.

4. A bathtub

Fill a bathtub with water which temperature should not exceed 37 - 38 degrees, add to it 5 - 7 drops of oil, and also 1 tablespoon of any other ingredient: for example, milk, honey, sea or table salt. Lie down in such bathroom of 15 - 20 minutes. After reception it is not necessary to be rinsed - be just wiped by a towel.

5. Compress Take

the liter container with water of room temperature, drop in it 15 - 20 drops of essential oil, mix. Then take a cotton towel, moisten in this water, wring out and impose on a sore point. From above put kompressny paper (or cellophane) and cover with something woolen. You hold a compress of half an hour till 2 o`clock.

6. Cosmetic procedures

Looking after face skin and necks, use such mix: take 1 teaspoon of any vegetable oil and add to it 1 - 2 drop of oil patchoulis, carefully mix and rub the easy massing movements. If your purpose is to clear skin, then moisten a tampon in such mix and just wipe skin.

7. Care of hair Take

1 tablespoon of shampoo, balm or a conditioner and drop in it 3 - 5 drops of oil. Then rub this mix in head skin, wrap up the head a towel and leave for 2 hours. Upon termination of procedure hair need to be washed out shampoo.

8. Rinsing of an oral cavity and a nasopharynx Take

a half of a glass of warm boiled water and add to it 1 - 2 drop of essential oil, mix. Rinse a mouth and spit out liquid. If to carry out this procedure daily in the morning and in the evening, then you will get rid of small cracks and yazvochek, formed in an oral cavity.

Apparently, range of use of essential oil patchoulis rather big. But before application experts recommend to prevent possible allergic reactions, to hold testing .

As oil cannot be used in pure form at contact with skin, take 1 drop of oil and mix it with any vegetable oil, then put for an ear and if after 12 hours of allergic reaction it is not observed, you can safely use it in all above described ways.