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Vetiver Essential Oil

Vetiver Essential Oil

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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.

Safety Data: Non-toxic, Non-irritant. May be sensitizing in high dose - Due to heady scent can cause Headaches or Nausea in some people.

General Essential Oil Safety Recommendations

- Do not take essential oils internally unless under advisement by a qualified medical professional. 

- Do not use essential oils undiluted on the skin. It is always best to try a small patch test first of the diluted essential oil.

- People who are pregnant or have serious medical problems are advised to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils.

- Use extreme caution when using essential oils with children. It is safest to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children.

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