What is patchouli?

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by booshnoogs, May 17, 2004.

  1. booshnoogs

    booshnoogs loves you

    Is it some sort of incense?
     
  2. Pressed_Rat

    Pressed_Rat Do you even lift, bruh?

    Yeah, it's a fragrance. Lots of hippies wear patchouli oil.
     
  3. booshnoogs

    booshnoogs loves you

    I tried looking for an incense called that at Kroger because I was curious, but I couldn't find it. It's an oil eh?

    So you wear it like cologne?
     
  4. EllisDTripp

    EllisDTripp Green Secessionist

    Patchouli is a flowering plant, Pogostemon patchouli, a member of the mint family. Distilled for an essential oil with a distinctive, earthy smell. Used as a perfume or incense.

    Smells like hippies...:)
     
  5. booshnoogs

    booshnoogs loves you

    Thanks :)

    I didn't want to be the only one in the room that didn't know what that word meant.
     
  6. olhippie54

    olhippie54 Touch Of Grey Lifetime Supporter

    I have plenty of patchouli incense. Want me to send you some? LOL
     
  7. booshnoogs

    booshnoogs loves you

    nah, i'd probably end up setting the house on fire or something.

    Thanks for offering though.
     
  8. ChiefCowpie

    ChiefCowpie hugs and bugs

    you can't be a hippie unless you like patchouli
     
  9. olhippie54

    olhippie54 Touch Of Grey Lifetime Supporter

    Is that one of them unwritten laws?
     
  10. antithesis

    antithesis Hello

    It's a well known law, if you don't like patchouli, they will kick you out of the club.
     
  11. booshnoogs

    booshnoogs loves you

    I never had a shot anyway. I bathe way to often and I don't like it when my hair gets too long.
     
  12. olhippie54

    olhippie54 Touch Of Grey Lifetime Supporter

    Clean hippies are happy hippies.
     
  13. Children of Bodom

    Children of Bodom Senior Member

    Is that what they burn in every headshop ive ever been to?
     
  14. bedlam

    bedlam Senior Member

    What is the fragrance patchouli?
    Essential oil made from the patchouli plant has a "pungent, powerful, mossy, musty" fragrance. The viscous, orangey-amber oil is extracted from the leaves of a two to three foot perennial bush with purple-tinged white flowers, native to tropical Asia.
     
  15. Elle

    Elle Senior Member

    You're thinking of Nag Champa.....patchouli has a spicey aroma.
     
  16. i actually bought some patchouli a month ago. *hides in shame* it was cheap and i really like the smell.. it reminds me of incense.

    the catch is though... it is STRONG... so i only dab a SMALLLL amount when i wear it.
     
  17. lynsey

    lynsey Banned

    I hate the smell of it it's so strong and there's nothing feminine about it.
     
  18. hahaha i dont always wanna smell fem.-

    and also, im telling you,.... it's strong cause people PUT ON TOO MUCH.

    there is a way to put on a LITTLE and i think that smells good.
     
  19. lynsey

    lynsey Banned

    I am just really sensitive to perfume and cologne the only one I can wear is one I won't name and then another one that's made for kids and is honey scented. maybe most perfume just doesn't agree with my body chemistry? I'm sure you smell just delicious though trish I'd lick your neck and see(;
     
  20. Raving Sultan

    Raving Sultan Banned

    Dont say lick in front of me.. its just not right to tease like that.
     

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