Botanical Name: Vetiveria zizanoides
Main Constituents: Vetyverol: 4.75%, Kushimol: 12.5%
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Part of Plant: Root
Description & Colour: Brown to reddish brown liquid, medium consistency
Aromatic Summary: The warm, dry and earthy aroma is characteristic of the roots. Similar to patchouli with a hint of citrus. A base note with a strong aroma
Storage: Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in dark glass container
Safety Notes: For external use only; dilute before use. May cause skin irritations, a skin test is recommended prior to use, avoid contact with eyes. Avoid During Pregnancy.
Note: This oil can be very thick. If so, we would recommend placing the bottle in a very hot water bath, and changing the water frequently until it is back to its liquid state, then gently agitating it before use.
Usage: Antiseptic, antispasmodic, sedative (nervous system), stimulant (circulatory), tonic, and vermifuge. Used in aromatherapy, massage therapy, skin care products, a base note in perfumery
Blends well with: Cedarwood, Chamomile, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemongrass, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Spikenard, Vanilla, and Ylang-ylang
A tall tufted perennial with scented grass and a complex lacework of underground white rootlets. The roots are used by the locals to create woven matting. In India and Sri Lanka, Vetiver is known as the “oil of tranquility”.
This information is for education purposes only and in no way is meant to serve as medical or professional advice. We are not responsible for any products made using these oils or the outcome of any application thereof. As always we recommend testing all products.