Patchouli grows as a bushy herb bearing small, pale pink-white flowers. It is native to tropical regions of Asia, and is now cultivated worldwide. Patchouli is used widely in modern perfumery. It is used to treat skin and hair problems, such as dermatitis, eczema, acne, dry chapped skin, dandruff, and oily scalp. It also has wound healing and scar reducing properties.