Patchouli oil has grounding as well as balancing effect on emotions & banishes lethargy while helping in sharpening wits, fighting depression as well as anxiety. It is also said to create amorous atmosphere.
Further, it is effective for fungal as well as bacterial infections and is of great help for insect bites.
It can also be used as insect repellent.
Its excellent diuretic properties also make it effective in fighting water retention & breaking up cellulite, thus easing constipation & helping to reduce overweight