For Skin: It is great for all skin types dry, cracked skin and oily or acne-prone skin. It also helps prevents wrinkles and cellulites. For Hair: It also prevents hair loss and acts as an anti-dandruff agent. Aromatherapy: Patchouli essential oil is great for reducing anxiety, stress and depression. It has a balancing effect on the emotions and is often used in relaxation and for meditation.