Vetiver Essential Oil

Vetiveria zizaniodes, Root, Steam distilled, from Haiti

Aroma: Vetiver has an earthy, woody, herbaceous, spicy almost smoky scent characteristic of most essential oils derived from roots in the earth. It has a rich, sweetly satisfying note that is both warm and masculine.

History: Vetiver essential oil is derived from the complex white root system of a grass used in India and Sri Lanka for the creation of woven matting. In India and Sri Lanka, Vetiver essential oil is known as the “oil of tranquility”. This is directly applicable to its common applications as a relaxing and comforting oil.

Colour: Dark Brown
Consistency: Heavy & Viscous
Note: Base
Strength of Aroma: Strong

Common Uses: Deeply relaxing and comforting, it is also used as a base note in perfumery and in aromatherapy applications.

Possible Uses: Acne, arthritis, cuts, depression, exhaustion, insomnia, muscular aches, oily skin, rheumatism, sores, stress.

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