Vetivert Essential Oil
Vetivert Essential Oil is said to be deeply relaxing and comforting. Also known as Vetiver, it is often used as a base note in perfumery and aromatherapy applications. Aromatherapists consider the oil to be aphrodisiac, grounding, soothing and sedative. Recommended as a warming oil for muscular aches and pains. Recommended for weak and tired skin.
Vetivert: Vetiveria zizanoides (Family: Gramineae)
Plant Source: Root, India
Extraction Method: Steam Extraction
Aromatherapy Class: Strong
Aroma Type: Woody, earthy rich and warm
Blending Oils: Cedarwood, Chamomile, Frankincense, Ginger, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemongrass, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Vanilla and Ylang Ylang.
Vetivert grows into a tall grass with long and thin leaves.Found growing in India, Java and Tahiti. Vertiver forms a complex, underground root system. Grows wild in India, Ceylon, and Burma, cultivated for its essential oil in southern India, Indonesia, Malaya, Philippines, Japan, West Africa, Brazil, and Jamaica.
Obtained from the dried, chopped roots and rootlets of the Vetiveria zizanoides plant, which belongs to the family. Steam distillation of the roots yields amber colour oil with an earthy and smoky aroma. The scent feels restorative and relaxing and has been referred to as the oil of tranquillity.
Vetivert is most often used as a fixative for perfume blends. It holds onto other fragrances blended with it, and releases them slowly.
The information contained herein is not meant to be a substitute for medical treatment.
If you have any medical condition(s) or concerns please contact your family doctor.
Avoid if pregnant.