Patchouli was once used extensively in India to scent fabric and Indian ink. Patchouli kept away insects, fixed ink color, and was used as an aid to speed the drying time of ink. At one time, it's distinctive scent would verify if one was purchasing a true Kashmiri shawl or authentic Indian ink. Aged patchouli is valued greatly because the older a patchouli essential oil is, the deeper, woodier, and richer it becomes. This incredible dark aged patchouli is a rich deep orange color, signaling that it was distilled in a copper still. Made in Indonesia.
The Vintage Aged Patchouli is pure steam distilled essential oil and can be worn as a perfume.