Patchouli oil is an essential oil extracted from the plant genus Pogostemon. It is obtained by the process of steam distillation of patchouli leaves and white coloured flowers of the plant. This oil is very effective for healing wounds and scars. And so it is widely used in medicines made in Asian countries. It is also used in adding fragrances to fibres, room fresheners, detergents, personal care products, etc.

Let me introduce you some more benefits of Patchouli Oil and the ways in which it is incorporated in our daily lives-

1. Antiperspirant

This essential oil has a sweet, fiery and musky smell which keeps away the odour. Patchouli Oil is quite strong and may affect people a lot. So it should be diluted before being used. It is frequently used as cologne in many parts. A few people find the scent awesome, while others are to some degree bothered by its particular smell.

2. Increases Cell Count

Patchouli oil supports the creation of red platelets and white platelets in the body. This, in turn, makes the body strong and lends it the ability to fight harmful foreign substances in the blood, also known as pathogens, while the red platelets make the process of digestion even better along with other functions. To derive benefits from it, take few drops of patchouli oil and mix it with a carrier oil. Now use this oil to rub on your body.

3. Takes away stress

Patchouli oil has amazing anti-depressant qualities and so it is used in aromatherapy. It provides relief from stress and relaxes the body. The simple methods of using this oil make it even more appropriate. Use it in body massages or directly inhale patchouli oil from the bottle.

The serotonin and dopamine secretion is regulated by the fragrance of this oil. It is highly effective in curing of many health issues. The soothing and relaxing characteristics of Patchouli Oil enable simplicity to trouble caused due to uneasiness, agony, or stress.

4. Cures Fungal Infections

The parasitic contaminations can easily be encountered by this oil due to its anti-fungal property. It can be used in many ways. You can use 4-5 drops of Patchouli oil to a teaspoonful of olive oil to make anti-fungal nail paint. Plunge a cotton ear bud in the blend and apply 2-3 times each day to dispose of nail fungus.

In other ways like through a foot shower or warm body bath, fungal infections can be treated. Add 5-10 drops of Patchouli oil and a modest bunch of ocean salt added to warm water and use this water for bathing and foot shower.  In the same way, fungal infections of underarms, crotch and different regions where sweat amasses can be cleared. This oil can cure ringworms as well.

Make sure you apply diluted patchouli oil with any other oil like olive oil or almond oil. Let the oil stay for at least 30 minutes so that it works effectively.

Enjoy using this oil for your benefits. Keep Smiling. Keep Glowing!