Mix it Up!

Part of "Patchouli Garden" that is evident in all of our products, is the creativity that comes with everything we do! From making scents, to creating candles and soaps, to graphic imaging on the labels, and to web design. Every aspect of this company has to allow creativity and has to be open to try new things!
That being stated, we want to share with you some of our favorite scents that we like to mix up! Some of these happened into existence by accident and some of them on purpose! Either way, we wanted to give you more ways to enjoy our scents. Also if you have mixed any of our scents before, we'd love to hear from you! Please comment on this post, or on our Facebook Page, some of your favorite scents that you love to mix!

The first one I'm going to show you happened by accident. After making some stock for inventory, we had some leftover sprays that weren't enough to fill a bottle, so these two scents were just thrown together into one bottle and the result…

The Patchouli Team

Welcome to The Patchouli Garden Blog!
I'd love to take this moment to rewind, breathe, and bring you back to the basics with us. A good way to start fresh, is to pull back the curtain and show you the faces behind Patchouli Garden. The heart, soul, and passion of this company.
First, let me reintroduce you to our creative and passionate leader and owner, Lynda Dayton!                                                                                             Her creativity and personality is present in every aspect of this company. On Nov. 20th, 2000, she had very little money, zero retail experience, and no credit. It took all of her courage, to follow through on her lifelong dream. And through her pursuit, hard work and long hours, her dreams became a reality. As her business grew, she was soon able to hire help, create an online website, and start shipping her products all over the country. Through all her success, she has never wavered from her favorite principle, which is: &qu…

Regarding Recent Rumors....

We would like to take a moment to dispel some recent rumors that have come to our attention in regards to our sale of CBD products. In the past 24 hours, multiple people have mentioned to us how they heard Patchouli Garden was “busted” for the illegal sale of CBD, or cannabidiol — a naturally occurring compound extracted from industrial hemp. While these rumors are untrue, we did pull the products from our shelves following an April 27 statement from the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) stating that CBD oil and other CBD products were illegal to possess or distribute in our state. While this came as a disappointment to many customers who lauded CBD’s effectiveness in alleviating their inflammation, pain, anxiety, and other ailments, we informed them of the DOJ’s warning and our legal obligation to discontinue the sale of CBD. On May 10, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel clarified the DOJ’s position, advising law enforcement “not to take enforcement action against products …

The Three Best Soaps for Earthy Women (and Men!)

As a person who loves nature, you are constantly looking for ways to ground yourself and attune your spirit with the earth. Aromatherapy is one of the most effective ways to do that. Surrounding yourself with earthy scents makes you feel peaceful. Most people use incense to achieve this effect, but you can turn your shower into a meditative experience with these handmade soaps. Patchouli Soap Patchouli oil is very commonly used in aromatherapy for grounding the spirit, relaxing the body, and lifting the mood. Patchouli soap is a wonderful way to indulge in aromatherapy while you cleanse. If you shower at night, the delightfully warm patchouli fragrance will help you relax so you can fall asleep easier. Egyptian Musk Soap Egyptian Musk is a soft, exotic scent that is perfect for a nice, relaxing shower. In aromatherapy, Egyptian musk oil is used to balance and calm the emotions. It is known for improving physical and mental well-being. After a long day at work, taking a shower or bath …

3 Great Gift Ideas for Patchouli Lovers

Do you have a friend or loved one who loves the earthy, exotic scent of patchouli? Perfume is great for patchouli lovers, but they probably get patchouli perfume as a gift all the time. True patchouli lovers will want this amazing scent in all of its forms.  Here are three creative gifts with the patchouli fragrance that they love. Patchouli Candles Candles are a classic gift, but it isn’t often that someone is gifted with a patchouli-scented one! A gift of a patchouli candle will fill their home with this amazingly relaxing fragrance. A patchouli scented candle is especially perfect for the patchouli lover in your life who loves taking bubble baths. They can light this candle on the edge of the tub and enjoy the warm scent of patchouli while they bathe. Patchouli Incense Sticks Incense is the perfect gift for that special someone who loves to meditate. Patchouli is used for grounding the spirit and lifting the mood in aromatherapy, so patchouli incense sticks are perfect for achievin…

Top Three Personal Care Items for Patchouli Lovers

Patchouli makes a wonderful perfume for anyone who likes an earthy, sweet, smoky scent. The aroma is relaxing and warm, and makes one think of summer and spending time outdoors around a campfire. If you’re like us, you want to be surrounded by the scent of patchouli 24/7! Here are the best personal care products for patchouli lovers.
Deodorant The smell of patchouli oil is very strong and very long-lasting. When diluted with scents like mandarin orange or bergamot it makes a super long-wearing deodorant that will completely eliminate or mask body odor. It also smells amazing!
Lotion Did you know that patchouli essential oil has regenerative properties for your skin? It stimulates the production of new cells and also increases oxygenation and circulation which keeps your skin looking healthy and vibrant. It can also have a toning and tightening effect on sagging skin. And it makes a great moisturizer, so putting patchouli in a lotion is pretty much the best idea we’ve ever heard of. 

Health Benefits of Patchouli Essential Oils

Many people love using patchouli as a perfume because of it’s sweet, earthy scent, but did you know that patchouli essential oils can be beneficial to your health as well? Like most essential oils, patchouli has a range of different uses that benefit your mind and body.
Antidepressant Patchouli oil is commonly used in aromatherapy because it has the power to improve your mood. It reacts with hormones in your body to relieve tension and stimulate the release of serotonin and dopamine, which are connected to the pleasure centers of your brain. It also does wonders for relieving anxiety. Wear a small amount of patchouli oil on your wrists and smell it throughout the day for a quick mood boost.
Antiseptic Patchouli oil can prevent wounds from infection and reduce your risk of tetanus. It can also help cuts and scrapes heal faster and fade the appearance of scars and acne marks.
Reduces Inflammation This wonderful oil can also reduce inflammation due to fever and treat the fever itself by…