This Vetiver hydro-diffused essential oil has an intensely rich lingering smoky aroma, yet is also sweet and earthy.
This is a deeply relaxing oil – known as the “Oil of Tranquillity”.
Excellent for helping dispel fears, deeply felt tension, relieve stress, depression and insomnia.
As such, it is a tonic for the nerves which helps bring balance to the central nervous system.
Botanical Name: Vetiveria zizanioides Stapf, fam. Poaceae (Gramineae)
Extraction Method: Hydrodiffused
Part Typically used: Roots
Country of Origin: Haiti
Typical Main Constituents
Isovalencenol <trans> – 13%
Khusimol – 10%
Vetiselinenol – 5%
Vetivone <alpha> – 4%
Cadinol <alpha> – 4%
Zizanol – 4%
Vetivenene <beta> – 4%
Selina-6-en-4-ol <isomer> – 3%
Vetivone <beta> – 3%
Description: Thick dark reddish-brown colour, with an intensely rich lingering smoky scent, yet sweet and earthy.
Actions: Antispasmodic, Antidepressant, Euphoric, Aphrodisiac. Ruberfacient, Tonic, Sedative – nervous system, Stimulant – circulatory system, Anti-stress.
Special use: Deeply relaxing – known as the “Oil of Tranquillity”. Helps dispel fears and deeply felt tension. Balancing to central nervous system
Blends Well With: Jasmine, Patchouli, Ylang ylang, Sandalwood, Rose, Rosewood, Grapefruit, Geranium, Frankincense, Clary Sage, Lavender, ginger, Black pepper.
Safety Data: Non-toxic, Non-irritant, Non- sensitizing.
Aromatherapy / Home Use
Nervous System: An excellent Nervine tonic, helps relieve Stress related conditions, Depression, Insomnia. Gives reassurance to vague thoughts and enhances practicality.
Muscle & Skeletal system: Arthritis & Rheumatism, Muscle Spasm, Sprains & Pain. Deep tissue massage, helping release constricting tension in muscles.
Genito-urinary System: Frigidity, Impotence, Hormone balancer.
Skin Care: Tonic for skin – Wounds, Acne, Oily and Sensitive skin, Scars and stretchmarks.