Botanical Name: Vetiveria zizanoides
Common Name: Vetiver Essential Oil
Country of Origin: Indonesia
Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, sedative, tonic
Mind & Spirit:
With a mild, earthy, and musky smell this oil has a cooling effect on the body and the mind.
Vetiver has a rich, exotic, complex aroma that is used extensively in perfumes. Due to Vetiver’s calming, grounding effect on the emotions, it is an ideal oil to use in massage therapy. It can also be rubbed on the feet before bedtime to promote a restful night’s sleep.
With its renowned perfume scent, it makes a great room freshener, as an anti-inflammatory it is particularly good at providing relief from inflammation in both the circulatory and nervous system. It even benefits patients that suffer from stress, anxiety and insomnia because of its sedative properties and is known to relax the mind and body.
Hint: Take a warm bath with a few drops of Vetiver essential oil for deep relaxation.
Add 4-6 drops of oil to an oil burner or diffuser to enhance your mood.
May be added to water for a relaxing bath and tonic.