Vetiver Essential Oil is created from the steam distillation of Vetiver roots. Distilling the roots is labor-intensive and results in a rather thick oil. It is considered an intense base-note oil and has been used in India for many, many years in medicine as well as perfumes. Because of it’s calming properties it is used in our Focus and Jeddy’s blends.
In addition to the physical benefits of Vetiver Essential Oil, it has great aromatic benefits as well. It can have a strong uplifting and relaxing effect, to aid in combating feelings of being ungrounded, anxious, rejected, or unorganized. In Ayurvedic Medicine, it is known as the “oil of tranquility”.
Popular Uses of Vetiver Essential Oil
- Add 1-2 drops in a cup (8 oz) of warm/hot water with a teaspoon of honey. Drink to assist the body to relax due to anxiety, insomnia, or post-pardem depression.
- When feeling emotional (ungrounded, scattered, etc) diffuse Vetiver Essential Oil find your inner strength and get through your day smoothly.
- Massage onto the soles of the feet and use aromatically to more easily fall asleep.
- Dab a small amount onto problem acne twice a day until clear.
While Vetiver is considered generally safe to apply without a carrier for adults, be sure to heavily dilute for children and while pregnant.