Patchouli plant is native to Indonesia. In India, its essence has always been used to repel insects and perfume the room of newlyweds.
It brings happiness and prosperity. In some rites, they are spread over money bill as it is believed to help people get richer. Traders would keep a patchouli stem in their handbags and housekeepers place them under a green candle in their room.
Currently, patchouli is available in a number of famous ‘made-in-Europe’ perfumes.
Virtues and uses of Patchouli Essential Oil