Patchouli (also known as patchouli) is obtained as an essential oil from plants of the genus Pogostemon. The herb-like plant is native to Southeast Asia, with large growing areas especially in India and Indonesia. The dried leaves and plant parts are processed into essential oil using steam distillation. The most important varieties are Indian patchouli and Javanese patchouli , which, although the name suggests a specific origin, are both grown throughout Southeast Asia.
Patchouli embodies flower power , in the truest sense of the word: as a typical scent of the hippie movement, older people in particular immediately recognize the aroma of patchouli.
Home fragrances with patchouli
Room scents with patchouli are more in the foreground. The exotic, unusual note of the essential oil immediately stimulates our olfactory cells. Patchouli room scents are particularly popular for mindfulness rituals, as they evoke associations with Eastern philosophy for many: Ayurveda, Buddhism, yoga - these life practices harmonize perfectly with the sensual, unobtrusive scent experience of patchouli. Choose your suitable fragrance oil from our collection and use the AIR PEARLS cubes diffuser or car clips .
Scented candles with patchouli
It is no secret that patchouli develops its aroma precisely through the method of combustion: patchouli has been used in incense sticks and incense in general for thousands of years. But the potential of patchouli also comes into its own in scented candles : ipuro noir releases mysterious essences that transform your room into a mystical oasis in no time. A conversation for two, relaxing sounds or self-care rituals - there are many scenarios that you can underline with patchouli scented candles .
What does patchouli smell like?
Patchouli is a very special scent that defies many common scent moods. Everyone perceives patchouli a little differently, but you often hear the following properties:
warm and woody
heavy and sweet
In any case, patchouli - in contrast to its tropical origins - is more of a classic winter scent , but can also be used all year round.
How does patchouli scent work?
Traditionally, patchouli is used for sleep disorders - an ideal room scent for relaxation and inner contemplation. But patchouli also shows its strengths in the living room: as a mood-enhancing essence, it emphasizes the joy of being at home with your loved ones.
Patchouli is also said to have an aphrodisiac effect , similar to sandalwood.
By the way: Patchouli has been used for centuries to protect valuable clothing from moths . A room scent with patchouli also has this valuable side effect.