Description: Vetiver is derived from the complex white root system of a grass used in India and Sri Lanka for the creation of woven matting.
Common Uses: Vetiver is beneficial for acne, cuts, oily skin, dry mature aging skin, softens, hydrated, detoxifies connective tissue and epidermis through capillary simulation, cell regenerator, eases masculine aging signs (or character). Assists arthritis, muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, sprains, stiffness, circulation stimulant, increases entire venous vessel system to activate blood supply or to detoxify connective tissue, fortifies red blood cells, increasing oxygen, lymph, stimulates and aids depressed immune system. Tonic to urinary excreting system and stimulates cells’ restorative power, aids impotence and pancreas stimulant (may aid diabetes), aids liver congestion. Eases post-partum depression, insomnia, mental and physical exhaustion, balances Central Nervous System, grounds, eases off tranquilizers.
Consistency: Thick and viscous
Blends well with: Cedarwood, Chamomile, Frankincense, Ginger, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemongrass, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Spikenard, Vanilla, and Ylang-ylang.
Aromatic Scent: 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.
History: 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.
Cautions: No known toxicity. Avoid high concentration in pregnancy.