patchouli

(puh-CHOO-lee)

A bushy herb that is a member of the mint family. A strong-smelling oil taken from the leaves is used in perfumes, incense, detergents, and hair conditioners. It has been used in some cultures to prevent disease. The scientific name is Pogostemon cablin

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Hierba tupida que es miembro de la familia de la menta. Un aceite de aroma fuerte tomado de las hojas se usa en perfumes, incienso, detergentes y acondicionadores de pelo. Se ha usado en algunos culturas para prevenir enfermedades. El nombre científico es Pogostemon cablin.