Often thought of as an intoxicating aroma, Patchouli incense is a popular choice for meditation and spiritual practices. This incense is created from the leaves of the patchouli plant, which is an aromatic herb native to Indonesia and Malaysia. There are a number of benefits that you can gain from burning Patchouli incense around your home or business.
Patchouli does have a fairly recognizable scent. It is quite earthy and slightly musky while also carrying slightly sweet and woodsy undertones. Many individuals find that the earthiness of Patchouli is somewhat heady and very similar to the aroma of wet soil. Because it is more of a heavy scent, Patchouli is often thought of as intoxicating and highly aromatic.
The strong scent of Patchouli may be used to prevent insects; you can burn it indoors or outdoors for this purpose. It is a very grounding scent and may also be used during spiritual or ritualistic practices for the purpose of purification, protection, and banishing negative energy. You may want to use Patchouli incense when meditating for its grounding purposes and emotional strength departing benefits.