Botanical name: Vetiveria Zizanoides.
Aroma: deep, sweet, woody, smoky, earthy, amber.
Produce: method water distillation.
Topically: antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antiseptic, analgesic, antirheumatic, antispasmodic, antioxidant, immunostimulating, antidepressant, sedative, anthelmintic.
Externally: in Ayurvedic practice, vetiver oil has been prized for its inspiring aroma and healing properties. It has been used to treat countless health problems, including joint ailments, muscle and headaches, skin problems, and even energy loss from depressive disorders.
Vetiver essential oil, used for cosmetic or topical purposes, strengthens, tightens, moisturizes, and protects the skin from environmental aggressors, thereby manifesting itself as a powerful anti-aging agent. Its regenerating properties promote wound healing, reduce scars, stretch marks, and acne marks, and it is also effective for many other skin conditions.
Vetiver oil, used medicinally, acts as a natural anti-oxidant to help relieve various types of inflammation. Its tonic properties are believed to exhibit a regenerative effect as they enhance and support immunity. Its antiseptic properties eliminate and prevent the growth of pathogenic bacteria. The tonic properties of vetiver essential oil used in massage improve blood circulation, accelerate cellular metabolism and strengthen blood vessels.
Aromatherapy: acts as a natural aphrodisiac, stimulating sensual desire. In India, the essential oil of vetiver was revered for its spiritual significance. It has been used to treat patients with mental imbalances.
In Chinese medicine, vetiver oil has been used to treat depression. It is very much appreciated in modern perfumery and aromatherapy. It's deep earthy. Woody masculine notes are the main component of a large percentage of perfumes for the more vigorous sex. With its deep, sensual, and deeply soothing scent, vetiver essential oil is also referred to as the "oil of tranquility" or "scent of the earth".
The essential oil of vetiver, used in aromatherapy, helps with anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, depression, and an inability to concentrate or remember. Known for its warm, woody, earthy and balsamic notes, this fragrance is believed to evoke confidence, peace, and tranquility.
Its anti-anxiety properties have made it ideal for relieving anxiety and restoring a sense of serenity, and effectively reducing feelings of anger, irritability, panic, and anxiety. It is an excellent mild sleeping pill that relieves mental problems, promotes restful sleep, and enhances libido.
The oil is capable of suppressing the aroma of other essential oils when used in a mixture.
Do not use in women during pregnancy and lactation, young children under 6 years of age, patients with epilepsy, hypertension, bronchial asthma, with a lack of body weight. Consult with your doctor before use!