Top 6 Patchouli Essential Oil Recipes

Patchouli is a rich, musky scent that is a part of the mint family. It pairs well with soft, round scents, as well as light and bright citrus oils. It’s a strong, grounding scent that’s perfect for deep thinking and connection. It has aphrodisiac properties that make it a great aroma for the bedroom. It is also used to help with skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema.

Patchouli is originally from Asia, but it can be found today all over the world, in the Caribbean to the Americas. It is a small flower that has a distinct perfumed scent. Patchouli is associated with the hippie movement in the 60s and 70s because of its earthy, musky tones.

Sensual Massage Blend

1 tablespoon fractionated coconut oil

2 drops patchouli

4 drops ylang ylang

6 drops geranium

Mix together and apply to the skin using soft, massaging movements.

Youthful Facial Oil Recipe

1 tablespoon rosehip oil

3 drops patchouli

6 drops lavender

3 drops geranium

Mix together and apply to the face. Lavender is anti-inflammatory, geranium helps improve the appearance of atrophic acne scarring, and patchouli is favored for hydration and dry skin conditions.

Energizing Room Spray

1 cup water

10 drops patchouli

10 drops lemongrass

10 drops orange

This room spray is perfect for when you need a quick pick-me-up that will keep you feeling fresh and grounded. Make sure you store in a dark, cool area.

Bugs Be Gone Spray

2 oz water

16 drops patchouli

10 drops eucalyptus

4 drops lemongrass

Mix together in a spray bottle and spritz onto the skin, avoiding sensitive areas like the eyes and ears. Store in a cool, dark area to keep the oils fresh.

Meditative Diffuser Blend

4 drops grapefruit

3 drops patchouli

1 drop lemongrass

Add to 100-200mL of water depending on strength preferred and enjoy!

Warm Diffuser Blend

4 drops cedarwood

3 drops patchouli

1 drop clove

Add to 100-200mL of water depending on strength preferred and enjoy!