Latin Name: Vetiveria zizanoides
Country of Origin – Haiti
Cultivation Method: Wild grown
Aroma: Intense, smoky, deep earthy, sweet.
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Roots
Energetics: Nourish blood, yin and essence. Clears heat. Sinking and stabilizing. (P. Holmes)
Safety: Non toxic, non irritating, non sensitizing.
Actions supported by clinical studies: Anti-inflammatory, anxiolytic, insecticidal, sedative, tonic. (Battaglia).
Leading / Common Uses: Mental / Emotional: Vetiver is most often used diluted to 5-10% with a carrier oil, because of it’s intense aroma, and often blended with other essential oils. A first choice for grounding, stabilizing, connecting with the earth. Many find vetiver a great support to a better nights sleep. Vetiver is relaxing, helps with mental, emotional and physical burn out.
Recipe - Personal Scent
- 2 drops jasmine sambac
- 2 drops rose absolute
- 1 drop vetiver
Mix with 1 tsp of fractionated coconut oil. Use for personal scent, aroma, meditation, dreaming, centering... set your intentions.
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