Patchouli Plants
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Patchouli perfume

Zone U K. PE 25 1QE | Bizzi added on April 9, 2016 | Answered

Where does the perfume come from? Do the leaves or the flowers of Patchouli plants hold the perfume?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on April 9, 2016

The leaves are harvested for the fragrance and specifically the top 3 to 4 sets of leaves hold the most fragrance.
The leaves are distilled to extract the oil.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/patchouli/growing-patchouli-herb-plant.htm

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