Ah yes!!! We all remember this from the 60's. For this reason, some people do not like it, however, it has wonderful grounding energy. Can be used successfully in aphrodisiac perfume blends. It is also good for treating sexual problems including impotence, loss of libido, disinterest in sex, erectile dysfunctions, frigidity, and sexual anxiety.
This oil works great for people suffering from depression. It also can soothe inflammation, particularly if the inflammation or irritation is a result of fever, and it also provides relief from the fever itself. This means that patchouli essential oil is useful in treating a wide array of skin conditions, as well as internal inflammation from conditions like arthritis and gout.