Botanical Name: Vetiveria zizanoides Plant Part: Root Country Of Origin: Indonesia Method Of Extraction: Steam Distillation Aroma: Deep, smoky, earthy aroma.
Used for mental and physical exhaustion. Strengthens the body and is said to cleanse the aura. Suspected to ease tension related sexual problems and it is often used as an aphrodisiac. Calms nervousness and stress. May be useful in helping people ease off tranquilizers. This oil is considered a classic for physical, mental and emotional burnout which may result in total exhaustion. On an emotional level, vetiver helps to soothe states of irritability, anger and hysteria. Vetivert is recommended for dry, dehydrated skin. Said to cleanse the aura. A tonic to the reproductive system and its relaxing quality seems to have some effect on tension underlying sexual problems. Helpful in cases of insomnia. It is a very thick oil that mellows with age and may be difficult to pour due to its thickness. It is an excellent fixative in perfume blends. Very tenacious, a little goes a long way.
- Blends well with frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, rose, sandalwood and ylang ylang.