Our current lot of Patchouli comes from Indonesia! The aroma is of a dark musky earthy woods that is intoxicating. The Patchouli-Alcohol content is 33 which is a good quality Patchouli oil. Some people LOVE Patchouli and others not so much. Patchouli has an ancient history going back 420-589 AD in China where it was used for medicinal purposes. It is believed that Arab countries actually made patchouli oil first because they were master distillers centuries ago.