Latin name: Pogostemon Cablin
Patchouli is known for its intense, hearty aroma, it also possesses an interesting set of medicinal properties.
Killing bacteria and fungi. Antimicrobial substances found in patchouli can help fight infections.
Reducing depression and anxiety. Patchouli is a known mood enhancer and can help alleviate symptoms of stress.
Other patchouli’s benefits, mostly used in folk medicine, are:
Healing skin conditions. Many different skin ailments, such as eczema and overly oily skin, can be improved by using patchouli.
Reducing fever and inflammation. The anti-inflammatory properties of patchouli make it useful for alleviating fevers as well as several types of internal and external inflammation.