PATCHOULI- The Hero Herb
Patchouli, the warm, musky and enticing scented plant, belongs to the Labiate plant family.
This family includes other well-known aromatic plants, including Lavender, Mint, and Sage. The lush-green hued Patchouli has a grounding, balancing, and calming scent, and also provides numerous other health benefits, which make it ideal for use in aromatherapy and in Ayurvedic skincare products.
The extract of this plant that is widely known and used for its exceptional properties ,is its pure essential oil. The oil is obtained by harvesting Patchouli leaves several times a year, these leaves are then sun dried, and then the essential oil is carefully extracted by steam distillation.
BENEFITS OF PATCHOULI ON SKIN
Patchouli essential oil is the star ingredient of many facial care products known to bestow skin with a vibrant, glowing and smooth complexion. The ingredient is a hero in all aspects, as it is beneficial for all skin types .
It tones and firms skin by slowing the signs of aging such as the appearance of fine lines and blemishes and can also be massaged into the face to relieve dryness ,or to balance oily and acne-prone skin.
It is recommended to blend 1-2 drops of the Essential Oil into your skin care, such as in your daily moisturizer, to balance oily skin.
For the healing of post acne scars, 2-3 drops of Patchouli Oil can be added to an SLS/SLES free, natural facial cleanser to cleanse skin and minimize the appearance of any undesirable blemishes.
WHERE TO FIND THIS WONDER HERB FOR SKIN?
The cream is recommended for normal to oily and combination skin as it contains the Essential Oils of both Jasmine and Patchouli, which work miraculously in combination with each other to balance oil production within the skin.
Pure Jasmine and Patchouli oils, soothe the skin, neutralize oil and give skin an even tone. They also target premature aging, retain moisture and enhance elasticity of skin.
The light textured nature of the night treatment cream in addition to its infusion of high-performance herbs and enzymes make the cream easily absorbed into the skin overnight, to deliver vital nutrition and reveal radiance on the surface of the skin by the morning.