VETIVER (Grass and roots) Andropogon zizanioides
Vetiver has sweet, woody earthy aroma and is amber to olive in colour, it is deeply relaxing, soothing and induces tranquillity.
Vetiver Essential Oil revitalizes the body and helps with mental and physical exhaustion and is also used for general aches and pains, especially for rheumatism, arthritis and muscular pain, while relieving insomnia.
This oil, calms and soothes the mind and helps to dispel anger, hysteria and irritability; neurotic behaviour can also be reduced, as stress and tension is reduced.
Vetiver Essential Oil is excellent for long term, deep-seated anxiety, depression and stress related conditions. It brings stability and strength to those who feel damaged by life’s circumstances and adversities.. This oil has the ability to focus the mind and elicit concentration where endurance is required.
Vetiver Essential Oil is used to heal acne, wounds, and cracked and excessively dry skin. It helps to balance overactive sebaceous glands which make it perfect for drying very oily skin and acne. Vetiver encourages the production of sebum for dry and mature skin.
It also has an impressive healing and rejuvenating action that can be put to good use with wounds, irritated skin, wrinkles and stretch marks.
Vetiver essential oil is used for headaches, heatstroke, fever, premenstrual tension, muscle aches, sprains, stiffness, arthritis, rheumatism and muscular aches and pains
Vetiver Essential Oil blends well with
Although most essential oils blend well together, Vetiver oil blends particularly well with Benzoin, Cary Sage, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang.
The therapeutic properties of Vetiver oil are antiseptic, aphrodisiac, cicatrisant, nervine, sedative, tonic, sedative and vulnerary.
The main chemical components are benzoic acid, vetiverol, furfurol, a and b-vetivone, vetivene and vetivenyl vetivenate.
Our Vetiver Essential Oil originates from Java and is extracted from the washed, chopped, dried and soaked roots and rootlets by steam distillation and yields about 0.5%.
Vetiver Essential Oil is considered safe and non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitising