Patchouli Essential Oil has a rich, earthy, woody aroma with a nearly hidden fruity note. In skin and hair care, Patchouli Oil is a staple. It may be helpful for most skin types ranging from dry, cracked skin all the way to helping to regulate oily skin and acne. Those with eczema, psoriasis and dandruff have said that patchouli is especially helpful for them. It may be useful for acne, athlete's foot, chapped skin, dermatitis, eczema, fatigue, hair care, insect repellent, mature skin, oily skin and stress.