Please note this item is not an essential oil and should not be applied to skin. Patchouli has been used for centuries, believing that it strenthens the immune system, increases libido and keeps insects at bay. This exotic floral scent is designed to ground and balance effects on emotions. This oil should be used in an oil burner. It's recommended to add water to the burner before adding 5 drops of the fragrance oil. Once the tealight is lit and placed underneath the liquid will begin to warm and the fragrance will start to rise. Goloka fragrance oils are made in India. Product not tested on animals.