Synonyms: Vetivert, Khus-khus, Khas-khas, Vetiveria zizanioides, Akar wangi, Larasetu, Nara wastu, Kusu kusu, Vetyvr
Composition: 100% Vetiver essential oil
Extraction: Water/steam distillation of Vetiver roots
Active Constituents: Isovalencenol, Khusimol, α-Vetivone, β-Vetivone
Color: Dark amber/deep olive green
About: This essential oil, distilled from the roots of the Vetiver grass, has a deep, woody, smoky scent. Traditionally used for its calming and cooling properties, Vetiver is said to promote a grounded, centered state of mind.
Common Uses: A simple palm inhalation of Vetiver may help support a calm, confident mindset. This method may also be used to promote sleep and relaxation. Blended with a carrier oil, Vetiver is excellent for massaging sore muscles and joints after exercise or exertion. To promote clear, nourished skin, blend with a carrier oil and apply to areas of concern.
Vetiver’s aroma is potent – a single drop or less is recommended to begin with.
Blending Recommendations: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Black Spruce, Blue Tansy, Cardamom, Citronella, Clary Sage, Citronella, Eucalyptus Citriodora, Fennel, Rose Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemongrass, Sweet Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Peppermint, Sandalwood, Scotch Pine, Spikenard.
Safety Information: Do not use vetiver essential during pregnancy.
Dilute before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Main Chemical Constituents:
β-Vetivene, β-Vetivone, Khusimol, α-Vetivone + Isocalencenol
Shelf Life: 6-8 years in proper conditions
Storage: Store with the cap firmly closed, standing upright, out of direct heat and sunlight.
Notes: No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.