Benefits and Side Effects of Dried Patchouli Leaves Root Oil Spiritual Uses
Benefits and Side Effects of Dried Patchouli Leaves Root Oil Spiritual Uses
Botanical name:- Pogostemon patchouli.
Family: – Lamiaceae
It is supposed to be a native of Philippines, Japan, Thailand, India and Malaysia, it is highly sought fragrant, aromatic, perennial and bushy as it is branched and shaped as quadrangular stems. The Dried leaves covered with trichomes all over the epidermis, which extracts the best and Precious Essential Oil. It is cultivated for its very sweet smelling oil, which has long lasting smell and sticky texture . The plant grows up-to a height of 1-1.5m and have simple, opposite pale light green -9 cm long and 0.5 to 1.0 cm wide and have lobed serrated margins. The leaves are ovate to oblong and the touch of lathery by feel when it’s rubbed to the skin. Flowers are small, borne in both axillary and terminal spikes at the end of branches. Seeds are not produced. The major producers of this oil are China and Indonesia. India could be the key player in producing this leaves for perfumes and anti-aging concoctions. The Dried leaves are hugely valuable aromatic oil.
Patchouli Oil “the” liquid gold”:-
With all combined in this world Patchouli stands out as the most desired oil in the world not only in the history of healing, anti-aging, mind calming and restores pineal gland activation. The opulence of sweet essence of essential oil made people as lovers and haters of Patchouli, mostly those who hates because they can’t afford to wear this expensive perfume. Lovers of the essence become addictive to its importance in many ways. This Patchouli extract known as liquid gold have influence to deliver healing, wellness, reactivating the limbic system in which the essence enhances the notes of positive vibrations like what music can touch the human consciousness and deeper to the subconscious.
The making of distinction Essential Patchouli oils:-
The art of extraction of Patchouli still maintains the old organic process while preserving the quality of distinctiveness to equal the yields of the past essences created from centuries’ secret creation of perfumeries. Every year the process of aging the oil and preservation of the Dried leaves and the oils, yields more distinctive aroma and deeper essences. The more the years it is aged the more priceless it becomes. Its essences creates a healing vibration of the limbic nerve system assisting healing capabilities and tapping the repair of hormone imbalances utilizing SMAS Ultrasound Radar Line Modalities and Manual massages to the specific parts of the body, accelerating natural healing, increase immune system and reactivating system.
Ancient and Present History Uses of Patchouli :-
Tracing the history way back from the ancient trading routes of Patchouli market from the records of Chinese traders during the demands of Silk and Patchouli Perfume all over the world. The values of both of this item were sold in pair due to its importance. Patchouli leaves we’re made of scented paper wraps to protect the silk from moth. Patchouli oil perfumes are considered as the body preservatives, healer, prestigious when worn as perfumes, and desirable.Patchouli has maintained as the most valuable reputed for being the most sought perfume worn by kings and queens, socialites, elite socialite globally.Historians and Archeological finds had uncovered the 10 Gallons of Patchouli essential oils in the King Tuts burial side inside his pyramid in Egypt.
Uses of Patchouli Oil and Dried Leaves, Roots :-
The odor is very sweet, warm, and herbaceous with spicy and minty fragrance. The oil has strong fixative properties and blends-very well with oils geranium, rose, sandalwood, clove, bergamot, vetiver etc. Very low concentration of about 1-2 ppm of the oil is used for flavoring beverages, baked food, tobacco, candy etc. The oil is extensively used in perfumery industry there is no synthetic substitute for the oil which increases its demands and value in perfumery market. This essence of Patchouli had been used by Kings and Queens of Egypt and the oil were found in the Pyramids. This oil is “the” most sought Oil Perfume which had been as precious a gold. Patchouli was recorded in China as the most common medicinal herb, noted as the most effective energy balancing in vitality and healthy body. Revered as the most important medicinal herb in Great Britain. Society.
Climate Needed For Patchouli :-
The plant grows luxuriantly in mild temperature between 20°-30°C in tropical and subtropical climate. It is suitable for growing up-to an altitude of 800-1000 above sea level and high rainfall areas receiving 150-300 cm rains annually. Prefers a mild warm temperature and humid climate. Climatic condition of Tamil Nadu, Orissa, Arunachal Pradesh, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Assam and West Bengal are suitable for its cultivation. It grows well in coconut aeronaut orchards where light intensity is 25-50 % less.
Soil Needed For Patchouli Plants:-
It requires deep, well-drained fertile, slightly acidic, loamy soils rich in humus and organic matter. It flourishes well in loose deep loamy soils which makes a loose friable texture. The pH of the soil should range from 5.5 to 7.0 for good growth. Water logging should be avoided as water logging poses a threat to the plants.
Varieties of Patchouli :-
The cultivated varieties are named after the countries of origin like Java and Singapore. Oil obtained from these varieties is of very fine notes in their essential essences and quality in terms of their chemical composition and odor. The other varieties are Johor and Malaysia, which have very strong essence.
Propagation of Patchouli :-
It is propagated by vegetative means. Terminal cutting of about 10-12 cm long are planted in nursery bed at a distance of 10×10 cm during rainy season. The nursery beds are prepared in partial shade and kept moist. The cutting gives 85-90 % success and put forth roots in 25 to 30 days and they are ready for planting in the field in next six to eight weeks. The cuttings should have 4-5 nodes with a crown of 2-3 leaves are ideal for taking as cutting. The cuttings may be treated with IBA 1000 ppm or separate the basal end for better rooting.
Cultivation of Patchouli leaves and plant:-
Field should be prepared by one deep ploughing followed by two lights ploughing by cultivator to make the soil friable. The top soil should be pulverized by planking get the soil to a fine tilth. At the time of last ploughing 3-4 tones of FYM along with 25, 40 and 50 kg/ha N, P and K is applied in the soil. About 25 kg/ha of Furadon or Follidol is also mixed for protecting against nematode. The rooted cuttings are planted at a distance of 60 x 60 cm or 60 x 90 cm generally in the evening in the field. The cuttings can be planted on 20-25 cm high and 15-20 cm broad ridges. After two months of planting 25 kg N in the form of urea is top dressed. Similarly, after each harvest 50 kg N is applied/ha in two split doses, the first dose just after the harvest and the other about two months later. Spray of ZnSO4 and MnSO4 20-25 kg/ha will be beneficial. Patchouli is a shade lover plant so if it is planted under the shade Erythrina or Gliricida gives better result.
Irrigation of Patchouli :-
Immediately after planting the field should be irrigated. Sufficient moisture should be present in the soil for better performance of the plants. Plants should be irrigated as and when required depending upon the weather condition and water holding capacity of the soil. The crop is susceptible to water logging.
Weeding of Patchouli Leaves:-
The crop should be kept free of weeds during the first 2 to 3 months crop growth by hand weeding or by wheel howling, weeding before first harvest and one weeding after each harvest should be done.
The Art of Harvesting of Patchouli Leaves:-
The crop should not be harvested prematurely as it gives less yield of oil and inferior quality. Maturity can be judged by yellowing of the leaves. However, the crop is ready for harvest after about 5 to 6 month of planting. Subsequent harvest can be taken after every 3-4 months depending upon soil fertility, management practices in environmental conditions. The top of the leaves leaving about 2 cm from the ground cut in the morning hours. Generally growing branches are left for better subsequent y, 1 or 2 growths. The harvested leaves are dried in thin layers in shade for 4-6 days develop their characteristic sweet essence. Mature thick stalks are removed as they contain no oil.
Ancient Secret Process of Quality Essence of Patchouli :-
Aging of leaves in storage for six months before distillation will improve the quality of oil. The first crop can be maintained for 3 years depending upon its productivity. The oil produced from first three harvesting gives better oil quality. The average yield is about 8-10 tones/ha which on drying gives 2 tones/ha dry leaves and on distillation yield about 40 kg of oil. The oil content varies from 2.5 to 3.5 % in shade dried leaves. An average yield of 2.5 % in considered satisfactory in commercial when they distillation:- The steam or hydro-distillation of dry leaves (8-10 % moisture content) is done for 8 to 12 hours for complete recovery of oil. The color of the oil is dark brown to orange viscous liquid, which develops its distinctive precious essence after aging. The oil is stored in glass bottles or drums made up of steel or aluminum and tightly capped and stored in cold of dry dark place.
Experience and Expertise in Perfumery documenting essential Oil notes of Patchouli :-
The distinctive exotic and earthy aroma of patchouli is one that you either love or hate. Smell is important to the success of aromatherapy, so only use this oil if you like its scent. Patchouli has many uses, and is especially pleasant when used as part of a blend. It is an intense odor, which improves with Aged DATA FILE Properties in categories such as, Antidepressant, Nervous tonic, Aphrodisiac, Astringent, Antiviral, Antiseptic, Anti-inflammatory, Diuretic, Use to treat mild depression, Anxiety, Nervous exhaustion, Lack of interest in sex, Stress-related problems
Skin Essentials Oils:-
Good for chapped or cracked skin and open pores, and is also effective for acne dermatitis, dandruff, and fungal infections of the skin. It is a cell regenerator, good for aging skins, and promotes wound-healing, for cellulite and as a general tonic.
Notes and Dosages of Patchouli Leaves:-
Patchouli is a perennial herb with large, fragrant, furry leaves. The oil is extracted from Dried patchouli leaves. Patchouli oil blends well with rose, geranium, bergamot, neroli, Ylang-Ylang, lemon, sandalwood, clary sage, clove, cedar-wood, and lavender.
Side Effects of Patchouli:-
- In pregnancy.
- Suffering from any medical condition.
- Under taking medication.
- Having skin disease.
- Don’t use if any allergies.
- Consult a health care practitioner before use.
- Avoid eyes and mucous membranes.
- Dilute properly may irritate skin.
- Not for internal uses.
- Keep out reach of children.
Recipe for Anti-wrinkle Face pack use of Patchouli :-
Night Oil Add 2 drops patchouli, 3 drops lemon, and 5 drops rose to 2 drops evening primrose oil and 1 teaspoon (10ml.) sweet almond or hazelnut oil. Blend well and apply to the face and neck at night.
To learn how to blend Naturopathic Perfumery
Important Powerful Medical Constituency’s of Patchouli :-
Patchouli contains the substance name A-Bunesene organic substance works as anti-Platelets aggregation agent and anti-viral.
The opulence of its sweet musky essence releases dopamine and Serotonin, the pleasure hormones. This entails the values and its usefulness for the condition of stressful lifestyles while tapping to consciousness, perfect for a Neuro Sacral and Cranial sacral therapy using the Radar Line Acoustic SMAS Ultrasound.