Patchouli

Benefits - Natural

The Love Co - Patchouli

The scent of patchouli is grounding and bewitching, and will transport you to dense Indonesian forests.

What is patchouli?

Patchouli is an aromatic, bushy herb that shares its lineage with the mint family, known for its distinctive, earthy fragrance. This versatile plant can reach up to three feet in height, creating an impressive presence in any garden space. Adorning its long, elegant stems are beautiful purple and white flowers, which not only add a splash of colour but also contribute to the herb's unique scent profile.

Why do we love patchouli so much?

  • Meditative Aroma: The earthy and warm aroma of patchouli is renowned for its ability to transport the mind on a meditative journey, creating a peaceful and grounding atmosphere that promotes relaxation and mindfulness.

  • Antibacterial Properties: Beyond its distinctive scent, patchouli is valued for its antibacterial qualities, offering soothing benefits to the skin, including sensitive areas like the armpits, thereby promoting overall skin health and comfort.

  • Emotional Balance: The fragrance of patchouli is believed to have a balancing effect on the mind, helping to ground thoughts and harmonize emotions. This makes it a popular choice for those seeking to enhance their mental well-being and emotional equilibrium.