Unlike other oils that have no potency after some time, this one is amazing with ages. This is why you need to use it if it gets amber or yellow. It is potent and amazing in smell.
Apart from the smell, this is endearing oil. It has health and beauty benefits and masks body odor, stops insects from biting and soothes the nerves.
This comes of the leaves and flowers if the same name plant, native in Southeast Asia of the mint plant family and is eaten as a veggie. It is grown in many regions too.
Let us see the benefits of this oil:
Killing fungi and bacteria
It removes bacteria and use 5-10 drops for scrapes and cuts. Also cure athlete’s foot, add a few drops in warm water, soak for a few minutes. For nail fungi, use cotton to apply the oil on the area
It controls inflammations and can be used on acne to stop them from getting worse. Also it can cure eczema and psoriasis and itchiness
No insect bites
Have a bottle of this oil for any camping or trip. This smell repels insects
This oil zaps bacteria and bad smell, keep breath fresh and add some drops in glass of water, gargle and that is all. Also it can cure mouth sores. Also soothes inflamed gums too
No sex libido? Patchouli smell in the air boosts this. It is aphrodisiac and balances the sex hormones.
No stress and anxiety
This can soothe the nerves and remove anxiety attacks. The smell does this. Add few drops in a handkerchief and put this under the nose. Also put a few drops in the palm and rub the hands. Then smell.
For aromatherapy, this oil is known to treat depression. Whiff and this is enough. Unlike antidepressants, this has no side effects.