Vetiver Essential Oil
Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanoides) is helpful with anxiety. It is calming and emotionally grounding. Use it in natural perfume blends, lotions, and aroma sticks (inhalers). Vetiver is an amazing oil to support healthy skin. It also boasts large molecules, making it a good base and fixative for other essential oils.
Chemistry: Sesquiterpenols (63%+), Sesquiterpenes (19%+)
Latin Name: Vetiveria zizanoides
Botanical Family: Poaceae
Cultivation: Haiti, Certified Organic
Plant Part: Roots
Chemical Family: Sesquiterpenes, Sesquiterpenols
Aroma: pungently earthy, strong
Note: Base (good fixative in natural perfume)
Properties: sedative, cooling, antifunal, anxiety relief, insect repelling, immune stimulant
Steam Distilled: October 2018
Shelf Life: 8 years (approx.)
For skin application, add just 1 drop to 1 teaspoon of unscented lotion and gently massage in skin as needed. Vetiver works well with lavender in anxiety and calming blends.
For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. Consult a licensed physician if pregnant or nursing. If the oil is past it’s “Best by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value. Avoid the use of essential oils near infants and small children.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical professional before use.