|:||8014 09 3|
Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Yellow with Persisitent, Musky, Earthy odor|
|:||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils|
|:||0.950 – 0.963 @ 25°C|
|:||(–) 48° – (–) 55°|
|:||1.507 – 1.512 @20°C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Patchouli is a bushy herb of the mint family that can reach up to two or three feet in height with small pale pink-white flowers. It is native to the tropical regions of Asia and also cultivated extensively in Caribbean countries, India, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Philippines and Vietnam. The plant of patchouli has a heavy and strong scent and widely used in perfumes.
CONSTITUENTS:This oil contains b-patchoulene, a-guaiene, caryophyllene, a-patchoulene, seychellene, a-bulnesene, norpatchoulenol, patchouli alcohol and pogostol.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:A middle note with a medium earthy aroma.
BLENDS WITH:It mix well with bergamot, clary sage, geranium, lavender and myrrh.
COMMON NAMES:Pogostemon cablin, Blanco.
USES:The patchouli oil is used in perfumes and hair conditioners, owing to its heavy and strong scent.