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    Patchouli
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    Our Price: $6.95
    ZONE: 9-11
    EXPOSURE: Full to Part Sun
    SIZE: 24"H x 24"S
    BLOOM: White, Fall
    POT SIZE: 3.5" Pot

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    Pogostemon cablin


    The smell of the Patchouli plant is both exotic and familiar. Herb gardening means more than just looks, and we encourage you to plant herb plants we have grown for their aromatic value.

    This aromatic herb emits the definitive perfume of the Orient and India in particular. It is widely used in perfumes, oils and soaps and its leaves make an excellent potpourri. Patchouli made a resurgence in the 1960's as a popular oils used by Hippies to condition their skin and hair. Also used as an aphrodisiac, Patchouli is often found in many Aromatherapy products and incenses.

    Medically, Patchouli is antibacterial and anti fungal. Used for ages in the Far East, Patchouli was employed to treat nausea, headaches, colds and even venomous snake bites. Patchouli has also been known as a skin toner and to be effective in treating acne and eczema.

    The plant's anti fungal properties also render it a natural insecticide and makes a great preventative plant for your garden. Ancient Chinese silk traders used to pack Patchouli leaves within the folds of their silk cargoes to prevent damage from moths. Try using Patchouli in your drawers and attics instead of toxic mothballs!

    Patchouli plants are a member of the Lamianceae family, which includes Mints, Lavenders and Oreganos. This fragrant plant makes an excellent houseplant. Just pot it up in one of our attractive pots and containers, keep it in filtered light and do not let it dry out. It is an easy plant to grow, and will reward you with lovely white flowers!



    Features
    Zones: 9 - 11

    Size for Sale: 24"H 24"S

    Light: Partial sun

    Bloom: White, blooms in Fall

    Uses: A very aromatic herb, Patchouli is used in lotions, candles, perfumes and other scented products. Also a natural insecticide, plant Patchouli in your garden or use it in your closet to keep unwanted bugs away. Used traditionally for its antibacterial and anti fungal properties for medical purposes.

    Tips: Patchouli smells great! Keep some in a pot or container indoors and enjoy the sweet, earthy fragrance all year long!

    Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 8 Write a review.

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    Just as promised! November 24, 2014
    Reviewer: New Customer from Flowery Branch, GA United States  
    Plants arrived in a very timely manner and in good condition!

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    Love it so much I got 3 November 24, 2014
    Reviewer: Long time herb lover from Little Rock, AR United States  
    This is one of my all time favorite herbs.  Believe it or not, less than 2 weeks after arriving, my patchouli plants are forming blossoms.  

    For Viola, to use your leaves for soaps and lotions, brew a strong tea with them and substitute the patchouli tea for water in your recipe.

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      6 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
     
    Hazy Daze September 23, 2013
    Reviewer: Anonymous Person from The Golden State, CA United States  
    Oh, the seductive aroma fills the air it engulfs the nose and memories start to flood. The days of college; when there was a glimmer in the eye, the hair was long, we wore our sandals, and we had a plan to change the world!

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      8 of 8 people found the following review helpful:
     
    Rooted Mystery October 30, 2012
    Reviewer: Benjamin Yarusinski from Havertown, PA United States  
    This plant has grown into a mature potted indoor friend.  Having spent the summer outside, it now sits inside with mysterious aroma emitting from it's corner in the house.  A mysticism surrounds it's branching and continues to envelope me with enthusiasm for our relationship.  I highly recommend purchasing and possibly rooting some of it's branches for a number of patchouli plants in and out of your residing.

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    Patchouli October 30, 2012
    Reviewer: Viola Smith from Valliant, OK United States  
    When I first got it I kept it in a pot on the patio for both sun and shade.   It grew to three times it's original size.   Now, it is growing in an east window and smelling delicious.    I wish someone could tell me how to use it in scenting lotions and soaps.  I truly love my Patchouli and I never was a hippy!

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