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Heal Your Senses with The Power of Patchouli

09/06/2010 07:19

Patchouli is one of the most famous herbs, widely known for its strong herbaceous scent that was often used as an aphrodisiac and was extremely popular during the '60's.

Some of the different ways you can use patchouli:

Potpourri Put patchouli in sachets or in bowls to let the smell waft through your house. The scent of patchouli is known to calm the senses, relieve stress, headaches, and is an aphrodisiac. It is also known to ward away insects, flies and moths.

Steaming Put a handful of crushed patchouli leaves in your steam to relieve anxiety, stress, depression, and to dispel nausea or headache. Many also believe the antiseptic qualities of patchouli help to soothe inflamed, irritated skin.

Take A Patchouli Bath! Sprinkle a handful of patchouli leaves into your bath to heal skin infections, eczema, acne, chapped skin, hemorrhoids, and varicose veins. Patchouli is also known to tighten loose skin, and increase cell renewal which is perfect for healing sagging, aging skin. Patchouli is also used to remove cellulite. Plus the beautiful scent will leave you smelling amazing and feeling free from stress. 

Use To Heal Your Skin Crush patchouli with a mortar and pestle and mix with water or lotion to make a paste. Apply to skin infections, eczema, acne, hemorrhoids, or varicose veins to help soothe, tone, and clear the skin.

Use Patchouli As a Deodorant! Combine patchouli with cornstarch or arrowroot powder for a natural deodorant body powder. Get your own patchouli now by Clicking Here! Find even more healing herbs here.