Botanical Name: Pogostemon Cablin
Plant Part: Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: Patchouli is a bushy herb of the mint family, with erect stems, reaching around 75 centimetres (2.5 ft) in height and bearing small, pale pink-white flowers. The oil is steam distilled from leaves and patchouli oil is used as a base note and fixative in perfumery, being a component in many famous perfumes.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.