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Study: Antidepressant-like Activity of Patchouli Oil

By September 10, 2023Essential Oils
Antidepressant-like Activity of Patchouli Oil

At one time or another and to one degree or another, everyone will experience some symptoms of depression.

For some people, they are able to push through it with little impact on their day to day routines.

On the other end of the spectrum, many people need medical intervention; particularly in cases of major depressive episodes.

A recent preclinical trial, studied the impact of inhaling Patchouli Essential Oil on depression.

Through rigorous testing, the researchers concluded that inhaling Patchouli Oil reduces depressive-like behaviors.

They were able to measure that the mechanism for the antidepressant impact of Patchouli Oil aromatherapy was due to its ability to elevate dopamine levels in the body.

Read the full study at

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