Patchouli

The main process that is used to obtain oil from is the direct steam distillation of dried leaves from Pogostemon cablin and pogostemon patchouli belongs to the family of Lamiaceae in which it has a color orange to brownish- colored viscous liquid possessing a characteristics intensive sweet- herbaceous, aromatic-spicy and woody-balsamic odor and is extensively used in perfumery industry as an intensified ingredient by obtaining woody notes. In addition it uses as a valuable odour component in soaps, and detergents.

The main constitutes of the oil which are combined with are patchouli alcohol, α- bulnesene, α- guaiene, α- and β-patchoulene.