February 5, 2016

Patchouly Oil

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How does Patchouly Oil work?

Patchouly oil might help fight certain kinds of bacterial and fungal infections.

Are there safety concerns?

There isn't enough information to know if patchouly oil is safe when used as a medicine. However, it is safe when taken in amounts commonly found in foods, up to a maximum concentration of 0.0002%.

Do not use patchouly oil if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Patchouly Oil.

The appropriate dose of patchouly oil depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for patchouly oil. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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