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Vetiver – Hydrodiffused

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

Class: Sesquiterpenol

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.