Vetiver Essential Oil


Vetiver essential oil, Chrysopogon zizanioides (formerly known as Vetiveria zizanioides), is a thick, dark brown oil steam distilled from the root of a fragrant grass that grows wild in the plains and on river banks in India and Sri Lanka. Its rich, woody, smoky, earthy, and sweet aroma improves with age and is often found in scented products for men. In the East, the roots of the Vetiver plant have been used as a fragrance since ancient times.

Vetiver helps to normalize and tone oily skin, clear acne, decrease breakouts, firm and tighten skin and revitalize mature skin. This healing oil helps with minor cuts and soothes irritated or inflamed skin conditions such as psoriasis or eczema. 

Used in a massage or bath oil, Vetiver enhances circulation to help ease muscular aches, and stiffness, soothe joint pain, increase muscle relaxation, and promote restful sleep. 

Aromatherapy Properties: known in India as the "Oil of Tranquility," its warm, earthy deeply calming aroma balances and soothes the mind, thus helping with nervous tension, anxiety, and stress. It is emotionally calming and establishes a feeling of balance and grounding, which is helpful in overcoming fatigue, depression, insomnia, and nervousness.

 

Pregnancy: We do not provide information on the safety of essential oils during pregnancy because the available information is very ambiguous and often contradictory. If you’re interested in using essential oils during pregnancy, please do your own research and consult your doctor, midwife, or health care professional before use.

Precautions: If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, have a medical condition, or any have medical concerns regarding yourself or your family consult a qualified, licensed health professional prior to use. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. Keep out of reach of children.



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