Vetiver essential oil is extracted from the complex white root system of a grass called Tamil found in Indonesia.
|Botanical Name:||Vetiveria zizanioides|
|Country of Origin:||Indonesia|
|Extraction Method:||Steam distillation|
|Aromatic Scent:||Vetiver Essential Oil has an earthy, woody scent characteristic of most essential oils derived from roots in the earth which is also a rich masculine scent|
|Blends Well With:||Bergamot, Clary Sage, Rose, Patchouli, Black Pepper, Myrrh, Nutmeg|
Vetiver Essential Oil stimulates deep relaxation and comfort. The oil is typically used in perfumes and aromatherapy. As the oil ages, the smell improves. Dilute and apply topically in a 2-5% dilution (18-45 drops of oil to a 30ml bottle of carrier oil).
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 scent and aroma to the water. It is woven into mats in India and Sri Lanka.