Sacred Spell Patchouli oil is extracted by steam distillation of the leaves from Patchouli plant. Indian Patchouli Oil is popular in Aromatherapy for its warm, earthy, and muskyscent::Add a few drops to a homemade perfume or cologne to add depth and strength to the scent. Place a few drops on a cotton ball and add to your underarms or feet for a natural deodorant::Known for it insecticidal and insect repellent properties and used in protecting clothes and fabrics. Spray a little on the bedsheets to ward off insects, mosquiots & bed bugs. Burn in a candle, diffuser for the same effect.::Patchouli oil is also known to be wonderful for skin ailments. Has been used to treat unsightly wrinkles or cellulite. Also can be applied to dry, cracked, irritated, or acne prone skin for relief. Can soften and lighten the color of scars.::Directions for use: Essential Oils should be diluted with carrier oils & not applied directly on skin or hair. Patchouli oil is extracted from the dried and fermented leaves of Pogostemon Cablin through steam distillation method. Due to its wonderful aroma, Patchouli oil is highly demanded for use in aromatherapy, perfume processing and diffusers. This oil is ideal to massage over the skin to moisturize it all day long. Simply dilute it in light carrier oil before using. You could also dab this oil in a cotton ball and place at the places where bugs and insects are more often seen to keep them away. Patchouli oil is also well suited for use as a perfume due to its irresistible aroma. Though essential oils are believed to have therapeutic effects, these should not be used as substitues for proven medical treatments and professional advice needs to be taken for any such use.