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Patchouli Herb :

Patchouli herb Bulk OrderScientific classification

Kingdom: Plantae

Division: Magnoliophyta

Class: Magnoliopsida

Order: Lamiales

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Pogostemon

Species: P. cablin


PATCHOULI HERB : (also patchouly or pachouli ) is both a plant and an essential oil (patchouli oil) obtained from the leaves of a plant of the same name. The scent of patchouli is heavy and strong, and many people find it offensive. It has been used for centuries in perfumes, and is grown in the East and West Indies. The word derives from the Tamil patchai (green), ellai (leaf).


Patchouli herb has a tremendous use in modern industry. Patchouli herb is used in high-end perfumes. Patchouli herb is also an important ingredient in East Asian incense. Patchouli herb is used as a scent in products like paper towels, laundry detergents, and air fresheners. The essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the dried leaves of the plant - a process which provides a relatively high yield of the oil. Patchoulol Herb oil is an important part of essential oil. The patchouli herb plant is a bushy herb reaching two or three feet in height. The plant grows well in southern climates.

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