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Patchouli Light Essential Oil


(2 customer reviews)

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation – Leaves

Odor and Appearance : A greenish yellow to dark yellow liquid with a strong aroma that is earthy, sweet with an herbacious/woody undertone.

Country of origin : Indonesia

Botanical Name : Pogostemon Cablin

Patchouli Light Essential Oil - 1 fl oz
Patchouli Light Essential Oil - 2 fl oz
Patchouli Light Essential Oil - 4 fl oz
Patchouli Light Essential Oil - 8 oz
Patchouli Light Essential Oil - 16 oz
Patchouli Light Essential Oil - 1 kg (35.2 oz)
Patchouli Light Essential Oil - 5 kg / 11 lbs


Patchouli Light essential oil, sometimes called “iron-free” patchouli essential oil, is steam distilled from the Patchouli plant. When the patchouli is distilled using iron vats, the end product is called “dark”; when it is distilled using stainless steel vats, the end product is called “light”. This is because, when using iron vats, metallic ions are released in to the oil which darken the color. Patchouli light has a lighter aroma, color and is known to fade more quickly. Patchouli essential oil became very popular during the “hippie generation” of the sixties and was used as an incense or natural perfume. There are those who believe patchouli essential oil to be overpowering and unpleasant. However, if used correctly and sourced from a reputable manufacturer, it can be quite subtle and more grounding. Most reputable sources will agree that superior quality patchouli essential oil originates from Indonesia. Patchouli essential oil may be the only essential oil that improves with age, with the aroma becoming deeper, smoother and less pungent over time.


Patchouli essential oil can be a sedative at low doses and stimulating at higher doses, so the amount you include will determine the outcome of your blends. Therapeutically, it is known to possess antiseptic, astringent, antidepressant, carminative and anti-inflammatory properties. Use sparingly!


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* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.* 

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1 fl oz, 2 fl oz, 4 fl oz, 8 oz, 16 oz, 1 kg / 2.2 lbs, 5 kg / 11 lbs

2 reviews for Patchouli Light Essential Oil

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  1. Anonymous (verified owner)

  2. ELIZABETH W. (verified owner)

    This patchouli oil is spot on! I am actually not a patchouli fan, but my customers love this scent! Perfection for my cold Process Soaps, Great price! I love that I can get this popular oil from GNEO, superb quality, fast shipping!

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