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Organic Patchouli Essential Oil

What are the benefits of Patchouli Essential Oil?

Patchouli Essential Oil is like a burst of sunshine on a rainy day, uplifting and invigorating with its rich, earthy aroma. Its distinct fragrance not only delights the senses but also carries a myriad of benefits. Derived from the leaves of the patchouli plant (Pogostemon cablin), has been used for centuries for its aromatic and therapeutic properties. Harmonizing and uplifting, patchouli oil is a versatile gem. Its natural properties make it a beloved addition to skin and hair care routines, offering a radiant glow and promoting healthy, soft skin and hair.

Benefits of patchouli oil for skin

Patchouli oil when applied to the skin possesses potent antibacterial and antifungal properties, making it effective in treating acne and other skin irritations, providing relief from itchiness and redness. It also has astringent properties, which help to tighten and tone the skin. Additionally, patchouli oil is highly moisturising, making it ideal for dry or cracked skin.

Benefits of patchouli oil for hair

Patchouli oil can help address various hair and scalp concerns. When applied, patchouli oil works to moisturize and nourish the scalp, promoting a healthier environment for hair growth. It is known to have antifungal properties, which can help combat dandruff and other scalp irritations. Additionally, patchouli oil is believed to stimulate blood circulation in the scalp, which may contribute to improved hair follicle health and increased hair thickness. Its calming properties can also alleviate stress, which is beneficial for overall scalp health. Incorporating patchouli oil into your hair care routine can leave your hair looking and feeling revitalized, with a naturally enhanced shine and improved manageability.

Uses for Patchouli Oil

Patchouli oil stands out as one of the best all-around choices for skin and hair care due to its versatile benefits:

Patchouli Oil for Skin:

  1. Moisturising: Patchouli oil can be used as a moisturiser, particularly for dry or cracked skin. It helps to hydrate the skin, leaving it feeling softer and smoother.
  2. Anti-inflammatory: It possesses anti-inflammatory properties that can soothe irritated or inflamed skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, or acne.
  3. Antibacterial and Antifungal: Patchouli oil has antimicrobial properties that can help fight against bacteria and fungi, making it beneficial for treating minor cuts, wounds, or fungal infections.
  4. Scar Reduction: Patchouli oil may help reduce the appearance of scars over time when applied regularly.
  5. Anti-aging: Its antioxidant properties can help protect the skin from free radical damage, potentially reducing the signs of aging such as fine lines and wrinkles.

Patchouli Oil for Hair:

  1. Scalp Health: Patchouli oil can help maintain a healthy scalp by balancing oil production and soothing scalp irritation.
  2.  For Dandruff:  Patchouli oil also help with dandruff due to its antifungal properties.
  3. Conditioning: When mixed with hair conditioners, patchouli oil can provide added conditioning benefits, leaving hair softer and more manageable. Alternatively choose a Patchouli Hair conditioner.

Here at New Dawn we have a full range of patchouli products making it easily for you to take advantage of this amazing essential oil.

Patchouli Products

Is patchouli oil good for wrinkles?

Yes, Patchouli oil is beneficial for wrinkles as it is used to slow the look of aging by tightening and toning the skin. Its antioxidant properties help protect against free radical damage, thereby promoting healthier and more youthful-looking skin over time.

Can you put Patchouli Oil directly on your skin?

It's generally recommended to dilute patchouli oil with a carrier oil  like coconut or jojoba oil before applying it to the skin to avoid irritation, as it can be potent in its undiluted form. Alternatively choose natural organic products made with Patchouli Oil.

How to use Patchouli Oil?

For Skin:

  1. As a Moisturiser: Mix a few drops of patchouli oil into unscented cream or choose a natural Patchouli Moisturiser.
  2. Diluted Massage Oil: Mix a few drops of patchouli oil with a carrier oil like coconut or almond oil, then massage onto the skin to moisturise and soothe.
  3. Bath Soak: Add a few drops of patchouli oil to your bathwater for a relaxing soak that moisturises and nourishes the skin.
  4. Facial Steam: Add a few drops of patchouli oil to a bowl of hot water, cover your head with a towel, and lean over the bowl to steam your face, helping to cleanse pores and rejuvenate the skin.
  5. Body Lotion: Mix a few drops of patchouli oil into unscented lotion or choose a natural Patchouli Body Lotion.

Patchouli Oil for Acne Scars / Fresh Sacrs: Start by using patchouli soap to cleanse the skin gently, harnessing its healing, regenerating properties and also it's antimicrobial benefits to prevent new breakouts. Follow this with a patchouli cream, which can be applied directly to scars to aid in the restoration of skin texture and tone. Consistent use of this natural duo not only helps in preventing future acne but also supports the skin's natural healing processes, gradually reducing the appearance of existing scars.

Acne scar pack

For Hair:

  1. Shampoo: Organic Patchouli Shampoo naturally heals, soothes, and hydrates while it cleanses, leaving your hair soft and glowing with health. Its unique formulation also provides relief from an itchy scalp and helps combat dandruff, ensuring not only cleanliness but also comfort and scalp health.
  2. Scalp Massage: Dilute patchouli essential oil with a carrier oil and massage it into the scalp to promote circulation, soothe irritation, and improve overall scalp health.
  3. Hair Mask: Mix patchouli oil with conditioner to add moisture, improve hair texture, and enhance shine. Leave it on for a few minutes before rinsing thoroughly.
  4. Leave-In Treatment: Mix a small amount of patchouli oil with a lightweight carrier oil like argan oil and apply it to the ends of damp hair as a leave-in treatment to moisturise and protect against split ends.

Always perform a patch test before using patchouli oil on your skin or hair to check for any adverse reactions, and be sure to dilute it properly to avoid irritation.

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