This is our lightest Patchouli, aromatically speaking. It has a dry top note and finishes smelling a bit like a rich black tea. Patchouli is intense with clean dry down aroma. Patchouli is used topically in aromatherapyfor dry, chapped, or weathered skin, and is known therapeutically for its regenerative properties. Inhalation of patchouli oil helps tobalance and stimulate the pituitary gland, so it often used to help ground and stabilize the emotions. Patchouli is one of the most popular essential oils in the world, used heavily as a perfumery component and worn as a personal scent for its earthy appeal. It is a very rich and long-lasting oil. The aroma can be rather crude when the oil is young and grows more refined with age, as it becomes a valued "vintage oil". The scent of Patchouli will linger longer than most other Essential Oils, and should be used sparingly.Great skin care ingredient and cell rejuvenator. Helps to find peace of mind and is a wonderful aphrodisiac. Also a good masking agent for unpleasant aromas. Due to its remarkable staying power, Patchouli is a great fixative ingredient (a fixative is a substance that binds other compounds, slowing down their evaporation and thereby making their fragrance last longer) It blends well with labdanum, vetiver, sandalwood, cedarwood, oakmoss, geranium, clove bud, lavender, rose, neroli, bergamot, cinnamon bark, myrrh, clary sage, and oriental-type bases Essential Oils are highly volatile, meaning they readily evaporate, transforming from liquid to vapour. Keep your oils out of sunlight, but do not refrigerate.When deciding on a lid, there are a few things to keep in mind. Droppers are great when working on recipes, because you can count the drops, but if you store the dropper in the vial, the oil will eventually deteriorate the rubber, ruining your precious oil. So, store separately, especially if you do not use the oil promptly. Wands are good for skin application. The reducers are good for thinner viscosity oils but not for heavy oils like frankincense. Tap the bottom of the bottle to deliver the oil. Cautions: This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. Information contained on this website may not be complete or accurate. Do not use Essential Oils while pregnant and NEVER, EVER INGEST ANY ESSENTIAL OIL. As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.