Vetiver Essential Oil is extracted from the complex white root system of a grass named Vetiver in Tamil which means “cut root”, in Indu it’s called Kush.
The grass is woven into mats in India and Sri Lanka and roots harvested for the essential oil.
Vetiver botanic name is Chrysopogon Zizanioides. It is a perennial bunchgrass of the family Poaceae, native to Tamil Nadu, India.
Did you know that Vetiver is most closely related to Sorghum but shares many characteristics with other fragrant grasses, like lemongrass, citronella, and Palmarosa?
The major Vetiver producers include Haiti, India, Indonesia, and French Réunion.
Common Uses of the Vetiver Essential Oil
Vetiver Essential Oil stimulates deep relaxation and comfort but also It is used for its antiseptic properties to treat acne and sores.
The oil is typically used in perfumes and aromatherapy. As the oil ages, the smell improves.
Vetiver Essential Oil 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 – thus most perfumes based on Vetiver and for men 🙂
Vetiver Oil has no known toxicity. Avoid when pregnant.
Vetiver Essential Oil Specifications:
- 15ml bottle that’s about 1/2 FLOZ
- Pure quality oil from distillation, no chemical process
- 100% Vetiver oil – no other oil
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