Perfumes that contain fragrance note – Patchouli | Scent profile: An exotic bush that grows mainly in India, the leaves of which produce the essential oil of patchouli. Sweet, dark, with an earthy, woody edge, it is very popular in many blends, especially the contemporary woody floral musks. There are also synthetics and fractal extractions.
Patchouli is a wonderful, bushy green herb from the mint family. It belongs to the genus Pogostemon and grows up to two or three feet in height. The herb is adorned with delicate pinkish-white flowers and aromatic leaves that have been used for centuries in perfumery, due to their wonderful and powerful scent. Patchouli is native to the tropics of Asia, but it grows well in all warm to tropical climates. Nowadays, several varieties of the genus Pogostemon are cultivated throughout Asia, West Africa and South America for their aromatic oil known as patchouli oil.