Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) is a woody perennial herb that is mostly grown for its powerful and enticing scent. Growing patchouli plants from seed and sometimes from cuttings over the past few years has become a common practice in most parts of the world.
This comes as a result of discoveries made on various benefits associated with patchouli oil. Essential oil from patchouli plant is a natural insect repellent.
Moreover, chemical components in it have therapeutic benefits that give patchouli oil the reputation for being a grounding, soothing, and peace-inducing oil.