Vetiver Essential Oil is extracted from the complex white root system of a grass named Tamil. It is woven into mats in India and Sri Lanka.
Common Uses: Vetiver Essential Oil stimulates deep relaxation and comfort. The oil is typically used in purfumes and aromatherapy. As the oil ages the smell improves.
Aromatic Scent: Vetiver Essential Oil has an earthy, woody scent characteristic of most essential oils derived from roots in the earth. It also has a rich, sweetly satisfying note that is both warm and masculine
Cautions: No known toxicity. Avoid when pregnant. For topical use only.
History: In India and Sri Lanka, Vetiver Essential Oil is called the "oil of tranquility". In India a bundle of roots is thrown into water pots to add a distinct sent and aroma the water.