Patchouli Essential Oil is effective for fungal and bacterial infection and is of great help for insect bites. It could also be used as an insect repellent. With its excellent diuretic properties, patchouli essential oil is effective in fighting water retention and to break up cellulite. It can help easing constipation and to reduce overweight. Patchouli oil is used as a fragrance in skin and personal care products, air fresheners, laundry detergents, and paper towels. It’s also used as incense and as a base note for perfumes.
In aromatherapy, the oil is said to help relieve anxiety, stress, and depression. Its calming effect is very effective for relaxation and meditation.