Latin Name: Vetiveria Zizanioides
Part of plant used: Root
Extraction method: Steam Distilled
Country of origin: Indonesia
Blends nicely with: Cedarwood, Chamomile, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemongrass, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Vanilla, Ylang-Ylang
Therapeutic uses: Incredibly grounding, reconnecting us to Mother Earth, promotes stillness and patience, aphrodisiac, reduces stress and nervousness, balances hormones.
Vetiver Essential Oil is distilled from the roots of a grass used in India and Sri Lanka for the creation of woven matting. It is used in aromatherapy and massage therapy, in skin-care products, and as a base note in perfumery. The word vetiver comes from the Tamil word that means ‘hatcheted up’, a description of the way in which the roots are collected.
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