Vetiver is very grounding and calming; any may support recovering from trauma. The oil s produced from the plant’s roots through steam distillation. About 200 pounds of vertier roots yields about 1 pound of oil. The older the toot, the better the oil; the oil itself also improves with age. It is widely used as a fragrance and fixative in soaps, perfumes and cosmetics, and in the food industry as a preservative.
Grounding, calming, stabilizing, protecting and relaxing
Stimulates production of red blood cells; improves circulation and immunity; relieves the muscular aches, pains, spasms, and stiff joints, sprains, and strains; calms nervousness; regulates appetites; natural tranquilizer and helps to calm hyperactivity and induce restful sleep; tone the reproductive organs, relieve menstrual symptoms and emotions; induces relaxation and may help overcome sexual dysfunction due to stress;
Vetiver oil balances the activity of the sebaceous glands, or oil glands, and helps to normalise oily skin and clear acne. It replenishes moisture in the dry and dehydrated skin. Because it strengthens connective tissue of the skin, vetiver has a rejuvenating effect on the complexion, particularly mature skin. It soothes irritated skin. When used regularly during pregnancy, vetiver oil can prevent stretch marks. It also has natural deodorising properties.
It smells smoky and woody, earthy and musty. It also has sweet and spicy undertones. Vetiver has also been valuable for relieving stress and helping people recover from emotional traumas and shock.
Blends Well With:
Jasmine, lavender, patchouli, sandalwood, ylang ylang
Dilution Ratio: Neat
- For age 0-1, use 1 drop of essential oil to 8-10 drop of carrier oil. For age 2-6, use 1 drop of essential oil to 2-4 drops of carrier oil. For age 7-11, use 1 drop of essential oil to 1 drop of carrier oil. And age 12 and above, neat application is safe
Apply 2-4 drops on area of concern
Apply to chakras and/or Vita Flex Points
Inhale directly or diffuse
Do not use during pregnancy