Originating from India, vetiver is a tall perennial grass that can also be found in other locales, including Brazil, Haiti and Japan. While the vibrant plant has many beneficial agricultural uses, its roots are the source of its prized essential oil. With its woody and full-bodied scent, vetiver is a common component in perfumes and renowned for its emotionally centering effect.
Plant Part Used
Strong. Rich, earthy, complex and smoky.
Vetiver Essential Oil Benefits
Stabilizing, soothing, uplifting, and heartening. Known as the "Oil of Tranquility.
Blends Well With
Cedarwood, Frankincense, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Myrrh, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang
History of Vetiver
In India and elsewhere in Asia, vetiver roots have been used for ages to make blinds, mats and other handy household items that carry the relaxing scent of the plant. Ayurvedic practices has also utilized vetiver to support their health, particularly of the skin.
Using Vetiver Essential Oil
All essential oil blends are for aromatherapy use only and are not for ingesting!
Uniting four powerful earth-elemental root oils, this blend lends the stability and calm resolve of a deeply-rooted plant.
Imagine the tranquility and far-reaching vision of sitting on a peaceful beach… then realize your vision with this calming, clarifying blend.
Bath & Shower
Add 5-10 drops to hot bath water, or sprinkle into shower steam before getting in for an at-home spa experience.
8-10 drops of essential oil per 1 ounce of carrier oil. Apply a small amount directly to areas of concern, such as muscles, skin, or joints. Work the oil gently into the skin until it is fully absorbed.
Inhale the aromatic vapors directly from the bottle, or place a few drops in a burner or diffuser to fill a room with its scent.
This oil can be used in your homemade DIY projects, such as in candles, soaps and other body care products!