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How would you describe the smell of patchouli?

Patchouli has a strong, sweet scent that falls into the musky-earthy category. Because of its strong fragrance, it’s often used as a base scent in candles and perfumes. (The base scent is the fragrance you smell after the top and mid notes have melted away.) Instead, it smells sweet, spicy and musky.

Is patchouli toxic?

article=1302&context=ent_pubs Trusted Source Patchouli oil was found to be the most toxic. However, the authors noted that it’s still significantly less toxic than man-made pesticides.

Did Native Americans use patchouli?

The Indians who lived centuries ago said the oil sharpened their wits and banished that lethargic feeling that can slow the body down in late afternoon. Researchers now know the exotic and heavy fragrance of the oil helps patchouli produce a balancing effect on the emotions.

Is patchouli oil safe to ingest?

Ingestion. The Material Safety Data Sheet, or MSDS, for patchouli oil indicates it is hazardous if ingested. If the oil is swallowed, contact Poison Control immediately. As with any oil-based material, do not induce vomiting as the oil could enter the victim’s lungs during vomiting.

Is patchouli too strong?

Patchouli oil is an essential oil that is known for its distinctive odor. The smell of pure patchouli oil is quite strong and is slightly sweet and spicy. It has been described as an intoxicating scent that bears the earthiness akin to the aroma that comes from wet soil.

Can you wear patchouli oil as a perfume?

Patchouli oil has frequently been used in the perfume and cologne industries for its musky aroma. Patchouli can also be used to create a musky perfume and is easily transformed into a sweet-smelling aroma when combined with floral essential oils.

Does patchouli come back every year?

Patchouli grows as a perennial shrub in its native tropics, where it thrives in dappled light as an understory plant in teakwood forests. But in all likelihood, you will be growing it as a houseplant or an annual in the garden.

Why are patchouli oil associated with hippies?

OH! and also, I think that Henrix’s explanation, that hippies wore patchouli to be unique and out of the box, Or in other words that hippies wore patchouli to be ‘hippies’ is a blatant cop out, and to me it would seem that hippies wore patchouli as it originates in India.

What kind of oil does a hippie use?

Aging Hippie made with patchouli essentail oil (that groovy scent from the 60’s) and Hippie Peace made with nag champa oil (to escape back to your peaceful place and reminisce).

Which is the best roll on patchouli oil?

Awesome product and experience. Aging hippie roll on pure essence of patchouli lady’s if you love the smell of patchouli then you must try mountain county soap essential patchouli oil it is deffinatly by far the best patchouli oil I have ever smelled I can garantee!

How big is a hippie perfume roll on?

Roll on pulse points separately or use both scents together for the ultimate hippie experience. Convenient pocket size roll on perfume oils. Set contains two (one of each scent) .35 fluid oz (10.4 mL) glass bottles.