Relaxing, soothing and grounding. Known as the 'Oil of Tranquillity' in India, Vetiver has a unique earthy fragrance which can be used for emotional burnout. It has a grounding and centering effect on the mind which helps pacify anger and irritability.
|County of Origin||India|
|Therapeutic Properties||Anti-bacterial, Anti-depressant, Anti-fungal, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-septic, Circulatory stimulant, Deodorant, Immune support, Immuno-stimulant, Nervine, Sedative, Strengthening, Tonic, Vein tonic|
|Chemical Family||Ketones, Sesquiterpenes, Sesquiterpenols|
|Approx. Shelf Life||8 years|
|Method of Extraction||Steam Distilled|
|Blends well with||Cedarwood, Chamomile, Frankincense, Ginger, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemongrass, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Spikenard, Vanilla, Ylang ylang|
History: In India and Sri Lanka, Vetiver is known as the "oil of tranquility". This is directly applicable to its common applications as a relaxing and comforting oil. Vetiver is derived from the complex white root system of a grass used in India and Sri Lanka for the creation of woven matting.
Characteristics: Vetiver has an earthy, woody scent characteristic of most essential oils derived from roots in the earth. It also has a rich, sweetly satisfying note that is both warm and masculine.
Indications: Vetiver Essential Oil is said to be deeply relaxing and comforting. It is used as a base note in perfumery and aromatherapy applications.
Mode of Administration: Aroma lamp, bath, inhaler, light bulb ring, liquid candle, lotion, massage, mist spray, perfume (strong base).
Safety: No known toxicity. Avoid high concentration in pregnancy.