patchouli oil


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patchouli oil

[pə′chü·lē ‚ȯil]
(materials)
A brownish essential oil with strong camphor aroma; soluble in ether, chloroform, alcohol, and oils; derived from dried leaves of the patchouli (Pogostemon patchouly); main components are patchouli alcohol, eugenol, and cinnamic aldehyde; used to perfume toiletries.
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Previous research had shown that patchouli oil possesses insecticidal activities against different kinds of insect pests (Pavela 2008; Machial et al.
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At the time the Toon was a hotbed of heed bangers, hippies and other such hairies: the Haymarket pubs were like a yeti sanctuary while the smell of patchouli oil from the private school rock chicks could even drown out the smell of onions from the Keegan hot dog stands.
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