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Vetiver Essential Oil

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100% Pure & Natural Vetiver Essential Oil

Botanical Name: vetiveria zizanoides

In India and Sri Lanka, Vetiver is known as the "oil of tranquility" for its calming and grounding effect on the mind, body and spirit.

Vetiver adds an earthy element to exotic fragrances. It is said to help with rest and soothing mental exhaustion.

Uses of Vetiver Essential Oil
  • Vetiver has great cleansing properties. Mix a few drops with an unscented face cleanser to remove impurities and improve the appearance of acne-prone, congested, oily skin.
  • Vetiver promotes deep relaxation when a few drops are added to a warm aromatic bath.
  • Add a few drops of Vetiver, Lavender and Orange to water diffuser or vaporizer to encourage a calming effect during stressful times.
  • Mix in a few drops into a carrier oil (such as Safflower, Sunflower or Jojoba) and use in massage to ground and balance emotions.
  • Inhale the aroma of this oil when lacking motivation, feeling disconnected or need to inspire empathy.
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History and Background

In Chinese medicine, cool and moist energy, earth element, clears heat, nourishes, calms and uplifts, supports yin functions.

Relaxes overactive mind and nurtures self-identity. Comforting to those feeling uprooted or without stability. Good for the perfectionist who loses touch with being.

Physical Description

Dark brown in color and with thick, viscous consistency.

Aromatic Description

Vetiver has a deep, hearty, woody, musky, myrrh-like, smoky, subtle aroma.

Biological Makeup and Components

Vetiverol, vitivone, terpenes (vetiverenes)

Extraction Technique

Vetiver essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from roots and rootlets.

Information for Aromatherapists

This middle to base note is an excellent fixative. Vetiver blends well with sandalwood, juniper, fir, spruce, pepper, bergamot, and frankincense.

Our Vetiver essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.

  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using Vetiver essential oil.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
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100% Pure Vetiver Essential Oil from Source Vitál

Customer Reviews

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Barbara P.
Vetiver Essential Oil

Love the smell in my diffuser. Definitely would purchase again.