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Organic vetiver

Organic vetiver

Vetiveria zizanoides

Botanical Properties

Vetiver is a grass that belongs to the Poaceae family. It can grow to reach over two meters in height, and forms a large tuft, with roots that descend vertically to around 3 meters. Its fresh or dried roots are used to prepare this essential oil.

Origin and history

Originating in India, Vetiver enjoys tropical and swampy zones. The roots of the vetiver plant can be used to multiple ends: to weave carpets or fragrant tresses, to make decorative objects or figurines, or to be rolled into small balls to be placed in one’s wardorobe. Its warm and spicy scent is widely used in perfumeries, where it is above all found in male fragrances. A well-known example of such a perfume is “Vetiver” by Guerlain.  

Organoleptic properties

 Aspect: liquid
 Colour: green to brown
 Odour: herbal, soft

 

Distilled parts: Roots, rhizomes

Country of origin: Madagascar

Density: 0,98– 1,00

Chemotype

Main biochemical components or chemotype:
Khusimol, Isovalencenol
Allergenic molecules naturally found within this essential oil:
Certain natural components of this essential oil may cause allergic reactions. Please do an allergy test on the skin in the crease of your elbow before using this product.

 

Properties

Our organic essential oil is:
• Immunostimulant
• Circulation promoting
• Anti-stress
• Antibacterial
• Antimycotic
• Anti-inflammatory

 

Indications

Our organic vetiver essential oil has a deep, lasting, and sensual odour that will enable one to regain vital energy, all whilst balancing the nervous system. It is an efficient weapon against fungal infections, itchy skin, and dysmenorrhoea. 
When diluted in a plant oil and used for massaging, it will stimulate blood flow and will relieve problems related to poor circulation, phlebitis, oedema, varicose veins, and haemorrhoids. 

 

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Instructions

Please consult a doctor before taking any treatment or therapy orally.
Oral administration:
Take 3 drops of organic vetiver essential oil 2 times a day. Mix with some honey or syrup, or take with a lozenge to help with physical exhaustion and nervousness.    
On the skin:
 Mix 4 drops of organic vetiver essential oil and 8 drops of sesame oil: use this blend to massage the celiac plexus and the interior of your wrists. This will boost you and help you to overcome your anxieties.
By diffusion:
When diffused, vetiver essential oil will instill a sensual ambiance that encourages sharing, all whilst making you live in the moment and dissipating stress. 

 

Possible synergies

Blend: Niaouli, Cypress, Peppermint.

Energetic values and synergies

In energy aromatherapy, vetiver essential oil is linked to the heart chakra, Anahata. It is associated with the colour green.
Vetiver, by stimulating Anahata, will reboost your confidence levels and will help you to regain internal calm as it dissipates anger, irritability, and a dispersed spirit.  
Synergy: Mandarin, Rose. 

 

Precautions

Flammable. Oral use only under medical advice. Keep out of reach of children. Unadvisable for children under the age of three, pregnant or lactating women. Do not apply to the skin before exposing oneself to the sun. Can be used in cooking. Do not apply neat to the skin.   

Important

The information given on this site regarding essential oils are only to be taken as indications. They do in no way, aim to replace any medical advice given by a qualified doctor. For all therapeutic uses, or if you wish to obtain more information on essential oils, please consult your doctor

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