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Patchouli Essential Oil (Dark)


AWO’s 100% pure Patchouli Essential Oil (Dark) carries a rich and deep aroma that comes together to form a heavy blend of spicy and earthy notes, with a mild crisp undertone. In saying this, it is a lot more pungent in comparison to Patchouli Essential Oil (Light).


For those wondering what makes Patchouli Essential Oil (Dark) and Patchouli Essential Oil (Light) so different, it is all in the production process. For Patchouli Essential Oil (Dark), the patchouli plant is distilled in cast iron vats rather than in stainless-steel. As a result, Patchouli Essential Oil (Dark) has a heavier aroma, whereas the lighter variation is lighter and clearer in colour. Not to mention, Patchouli Essential Oil (Dark) is known for its long list of benefits, as seen below:


• When it comes to the benefits of Patchouli Essential Oil (Dark), it is traditionally known for its calming effect on the central nervous system. Because of this calming effect, Patchouli Essential Oil (Dark) has been seen to ease tension whilst grounding and balancing the emotions.


• In skincare, Patchouli Essential Oil (Dark) is highly nourishing and moisturizing, making it great for those who have dry skin.


• It has also been seen to help smooth wrinkles, blemishes and small imperfections.


• Not to mention, because of its deep and rich aroma, Patchouli Oil (Dark) is known for its powerful deodorizing abilities.


For those wanting to create their own essential oil blend, Patchouli Essential Oil (Dark) blends well with Bergamot essential oil, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Geranium, Lavender, Myrrh, Nerolina and Sandalwood essential oils.

Patchouli (Dark) Essential Oil

  • Diffusion

    • To experience the aromatic benefits of Patchouli Essential Oil (Dark), add a few drops to your Aromatherapy Diffuser, Car Diffuser or Diffuser Necklace.

    • The calming and balancing properties within Patchouli Oil makes it the perfect essential oil to have diffusing in any living space.


    Topical Use

    • For those wanting to use Patchouli Essential Oil (Dark) topically, simply add a few drops to your preferred carrier oil at a 2% dilution and apply as a skin serum or massage oil.

    • For facial application we recommend a 1% dilution.

    • Patchouli Oil is known to be fantastic when it comes to skin care; to receive these benefits you can also dilute your Patchouli Essential Oil (Dark) in a base moisturiser and apply to the skin.

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