Let's discover the bewitching scent of Patchouli
Key element of the perfumes of the 60s and 70s, Patchouli has gone through the ages to become today an essential natural fragrance. Let's discover together this unique perfume and its fascinating history.
The History of Patchouli
Originally from the tropical regions of Asia, Patchouli is a herbaceous plant of the labiatae family. Its name comes from the Tamil "patchai ellai" which means "green leaf". Its powerful and persistent scent was very popular in the 60s and 70s, often associated with the hippie movement and the expression of freedom.
The scent of Patchouli is complex and difficult to describe. It is earthy, sweet, spicy, and woody all at once. Some people find notes of chocolate, leather or tobacco in it. What is certain is that its fragrance is deeply bewitching and persistent, making it a favorite in the world of perfumery.
Patchouli in perfumery
In perfumery, Patchouli is often used as a base note, which means that it lingers and gives depth to the fragrance. It is particularly appreciated in oriental or woody fragrances. In our brand, we love using Patchouli for its ability to bring rich depth and an unforgettable signature to our fragrances.
The benefits of Patchouli
Beyond its unique fragrance, Patchouli is also known for its benefits in aromatherapy. It is often used for its relaxing and balancing properties. Its fragrance helps fight stress and anxiety, promotes relaxation and brings a feeling of peace and harmony.
Whether you are already a lover of Patchouli or discovering this scent for the first time, we hope this article has given you a better understanding of this fascinating scent. Its captivating fragrance, its relaxing benefits and its rich history make it a real treasure of perfumery.