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    Patchouli Leaves (Pogostemon cablin)
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    Patchouli transported to distillation
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Patchouli Oil Indonesia Pogostemon cablin

  • Description

    Patchouli oil is produced by steam distillation of the dried leaves of Pogostemon Cablin.

    The plant is native to tropical regions of Asia, and is now extensively cultivated in China, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Mauritius, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, as well as West Africa.

    Indonesia is the world’s largest producer of patchouli, accounting for over 80% of the global market. Patchouli is a perennial species that thrives in warm tropical climates. Current annual production volumes are around 1,000-1,200MT with market demand calculated to be around the same.

    Over recent years there has been a shift in regional supplies of patchouli between the different islands of Indonesia. Historically we have associated Java and Sumatra with our patchouli but today Sulawesi represents around 80% of total raw material available. To understand more as to why and how this can affect qualities please read our Elementary Essential Oils report.

    Ultra with PT Van Aroma as our production partner are the world's largest exporter and producer of Indonesian Patchouli Oil.

    Available grades include 'Dark', 'Light' (iron free) and 'M.D.' (molecular distilled) with P.A. (patchouli alcohol) content ranging from 29PA - 34PA. 

     Read our latest report on Indonesia presented in October 2015 at the IFEAT conference in Sri Lanka, titled 'Indonesia - Current & Future Market Dynamics'

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  • Product Details

    • Botanical name: Pogostemon cablin
    • Origin: Indonesia
    • Crop Season: All Year
    • Plant/part used: Leaves
    • Method of extraction: Steam Distillation
    • TSCA CAS: 8014-09-3
    • EINECS CAS: 84238-39-1
    • EINECS: 282-493-4
    • INCI Name: Pogostemon cablin oil
    • Appearance: Brownish orange to clear depending on grade
    • Organoleptic Properties: Woody, old wood, dry, earthy, weed, balsamic, spicy, minty
    • Density: 0.950 - 0.975
    • Refractive index: 1.505 - 1.515
    • Optical rotation: -48° to -65°
    • Chemical constituents: Patchouli alcohol, Alpha-Bulnesene, Alpha-Guaiene, Caryophyllene, Alpha-Gurjunene pogestol
    • REACH: Registered
  • Latest Market Information December 26, 2019

    Indonesia has not witnessed any new patchouli plantations of late, thus the total production volume has diminished. Now most of the patchouli fields are located in the region spanning from central Sulawesi to the south-east part. The weather is swinging from one extreme to another – the heavy rains have given way to extreme aridity with drought-like conditions. There is still some time for the next harvest which is about 4 to 5 months away. The market is anticipating a shortfall in supply in the coming weeks. Prices are on an ascent but are expected to firm up over the next few months.

    Market price USD 51.00 - 61.00 /kilo
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