You may be wondering about the difference between AWO’s Patchouli Essential Oil Dark, and Light Patchouli Essential Oil. For Patchouli Essential Oil Dark the patchouli plant is distilled in cast iron vats, rather than in the stainless steel vats used to make the lighter variety. As a result, dark patchouli oil has a heavier, more pungent aroma, whereas patchouli oil light is paler and clearer. Dark patchouli’s rich, deep fragrance is a heady blend of spicy, earthy, mellow, and sweet.
Patchouli Oil is traditionally known for its calming effects on your nervous system, helping to ease tension and anxiety and provide a grounding and balancing effect on your emotions.
Patchouli Essential Oil is also great for nourishing and moisturizing if you have dry or irritated skin. It helps smooth out wrinkles, blemishes, and small imperfections. Plus it has known deodorizing properties.
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