Patchouli offers a rich and earthy aroma that is perfect for deep relaxation, meditation, and contemplation. Try these Patchouli Diffuser Blends to transform your emotional wellness.
A member of the mint family, this sensuous and earthy oil is steam distilled from patchouli leaves. Its peaceful scent has been used frequently in natural perfumes and deodorants. It is a perfume fixative (strong base note), it helps to hold top and middle notes to the skin for longer periods of time.
Patchouli Mixes Well With
While patchouli can be enjoyed on its own, it can also be blended with other oils to create unique scents. Here are some of the best combinations to try!
Patchouli essential oil blends well with these oils:
- Clary Sage
- Ylang ylang
Diffusing Patchouli Essential Oil Benefits
Patchouli oil has a rich, earthy scent that is enjoyed by many. Patchouli oil benefits include its ability to support skin health, boost mood, and promote relaxation. Additionally, patchouli oil can be used as a natural insect repellent.
Here are more benefits you can obtain with this beautiful oil.
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- Offers a grounding, balancing effect on emotions
- Its intoxicating aroma has aphrodisiac properties
- Works as an insect repellent
- Soothes stress and anxiety
- Improves confidence and clarity of thought
- Boosts immune system
- Promotes relaxation and meditation
- Read More: Patchouli Spotlight
Essential Oil Diffusers Guide
How to Aromatherapy Diffusing Guide with 200+ Diffuser Blends by Jennifer Lane, Loving Essential Oils Owner & Certified Aromatherapist:
Patchouli Diffuser Blends
Patchouli essential oil is a powerful oil that has many benefits. Diffusing patchouli can help improve mood, increase confidence, and promote relaxation. Here are diffuser blends with patchouli you can try.
Add one of the essential oil recipes below to diffuser with recommended water for your diffuser tank. I like to use a 100-200 ml water tank diffuser but you can use whatever size you prefer, adjust drops as desired.
1. Morning Meditation
Patchouli essential oil is great for meditation. It has a woodsy, earthy scent that helps you feel grounded during your practice. One of the benefits of using this oil is it's ability to stimulate creativity and focus, which are perfect qualities for someone looking to meditate.
2. Fresh Slumber
Lavender oil is one of the most popular essential oils for sleep. But what about patchouli oil? Patchouli oil has a rich, earthy aroma that has been shown to help promote relaxation and sleepiness, making it a great choice for those who have trouble falling or staying asleep.
3. Self Reflection
Patchouli essential oil is known for its grounding and calming effects. It is perfect for self reflection and can help you to center yourself during a time of stress or turmoil. Diffuse this oil blend in the air to allow its properties to work their magic.
4. Farmer's Market
Patchouli has long been used in aromatherapy for its grounding and calming effects. It can help you focus on the present moment and center yourself when you feel overwhelmed or scattered. Try this oil blend of garden fresh essential oils and let it enhance your space.
5. Abundance Diffuser Blend
Patchouli oil has been shown to help promote positive energy and increase feelings of well-being. Try diffusing patchouli with orange and grapefruit to attract abundance and prosperity.
This patchouli blend is great if you are feeling like the world is too much and need some time to yourself. Use it as an air freshener, aromatherapy, or just simply enjoy its scent in the comfort of your home. I hope that this helps ease some of your stressors today!
7. Complete and Calm Diffuser Recipe
If you're looking for a way to relax after a long day, consider using a diffuser to enjoy a soothing aromatherapy blend. Inhaling the aromatic vapors can help to calm the mind and body, making it the perfect way to unwind at the end of the day. Here are three essential oils that can be used in your diffuser to create a calming effect.
8. Me Time
Do you ever feel overwhelmed or stressed out? If so, you're not alone. Fortunately, there are many ways to deal with stress, including using essential oils. A calming diffuser blend can help you relax and de-stress in just a few minutes.
9. Courage Diffuser Blend
Courage is a much-needed quality in today's world. Whether you need it to speak up for what you believe in or to face your fears, this diffuser blend can help. The essential oils in this blend work together to create an atmosphere of courage and strength. Try diffusing it when you need an extra boost!
If you're struggling to get a good night's sleep, you may want to consider using patchouli essential oil in your diffuser. This essential oil recipe with patchouli can help promote a relaxing and stress free environment.
Patchouli Essential Oil Emotional Benefits
Patchouli supports us in being fully present in the physical body. When we feel physically drained, or attempt to escape the body in anyway, Patchouli can help us to ground and reconnect.
Patchouli can be supportive in calming hyperactivity. It also supports us in learning how to live in moderation. This oil is incredibly complimentary to physical exercises that connect spirit and body such as Yoga, Tai chi, or Qi-gong.
This oil can support us in learning to appreciate the physical body, and to release feelings of judgment, shame or tension from the body. Through the help of Patchouli oil, we can experience greater poise, stamina, and physical strength.
Emotions Addressed: Body Shame, Disconnect from the Body, Judgment of the Body, Tension in the Body
Diffusing Essential Oils Safety Guidelines
Diffuse 30 minutes to 1 hour at a time, read more about how long to diffuse essential oils.
Using essential oils can improve a person’s emotional, physical, and mental state. For best results, make sure you use pure essential oils and learn how to use them properly.
When using essential oils topically on the skin, be sure to dilute with a carrier oil like jojoba oil or sweet almond oil. It is best not to apply undiluted essential oils onto the skin.