Dried patchouli leaves. In various cultures, patchouli has been considered an enhancing symbol of prosperity and abundance. The aroma of patchouli is warm, earthy, sweet and strong.
Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) is a shrubby herb that reaches 60 or 90 cm in height and grows in temperate and humid climates. It is mainly grown in Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia and India.
Esoteric properties of patchouli (Pogostemon cablin)
Patchouli is considered a plant with strong protective properties. It also has aphrodisiac properties and strengthens emotional bonds.
Due to its earthy aroma, patchouli is associated with stability and connection to the earth’s energy. By promoting mental clarity, it is a great ally for meditation and to facilitate connection with higher states of consciousness.
In various cultures, patchouli is also associated with strengthening intuition and connecting with inner wisdom.