Vetiver Essential Oil

Botanical Name:
Vetiveria zizanoides
Country of Origin:
Haiti
Plant Part:
Root
Distillation Method:
Steam
Cultivation:
Wild Grown
Overall Profile
Sesquiterpene
N/A
Sesquiterpenol
N/A
Ketone
N/A
Primary Constituents
khusemol
23.65%
unknown MW 220
10.68%
unknown MW 218
9.63%
unknown MW 220
8.63%
solavetivone
8.59%
  • 4oz -
    $102.62
  • 1oz -
    $26.66
  • 8oz -
    $203.48
  • 16oz -
    $405.74
  • 1Kg -
    $838.70
  • Sample -
    $2.50
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Wholesale Pure Vetiver Essential Oil

Pure essential oil of Vetiver from Wholesale Essential Oils. This oil is steam distilled from the roots of the herb wild grown in Haiti. Therapeutically it relieves inflammatory disorders of the joints and skin and may be used for rheumatoid arthritis and eczema. Our Vetiver is a lovely soft and earthy oil similar in aroma to patchouli. It is an outstanding variety both aromatically and therapeutically. Vetiver essential oil is also used for emotional grounding and stabilizing the emotions. Our Vetiver Essential Oil is available from sample size up to 1 kg or more.

ABOUT THE OIL

This viscous, brown essential oil is steam distilled from Vetiver grasses wild grown in Haiti. Called 'khus khus' and 'khas khas' in its native India, Vetiver is a deeply rooted, perennial tufted grass, with long, thin, rigid leaves extending up to 1.5 meters in height. It is botanically related to Lemongrass and Citronella The grass grows well in low-laying rich marshy soils and is commonly found framing riverbanks in India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka.

Aromatherapy Notes

This Vetiver has herbaceous middle notes woven with deep, smoky, leathery and rich earth undertones. The aroma (as with Patchouli oil) becomes more complex and smooth with age. It blends well with: Clary Sage, Jasmine, Lavender, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, and Ylang Ylang Oils.

Traditional Uses

Vetiver is known as the 'oil of tranquility' and is part of an ancient Ayurveda recipe used to alleviate thirst, heatstroke, fevers and headaches. It is also prepared as a tonic to strengthen the immune system, calm mental hyperactivity, and reducing inflammation and pain in joints.

Therapeutic Properties Described In The Aromatherapy Literature

Antidepressant (mild), Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Depurative, Rubefacient, Sedative (nervous system), Stimulant (circulatory system), Tonic, Vermifuge.

Dermatological

  • Treats acne
  • Balances oily skin
  • Heals cracked, chapped skin
  • Calms eczema

Psychological

  • Nourishing, uplifting and grounding
  • Calms the overactive mind
  • Stabilizes the emotions (most notably: anger and anxiety)
  • Promotes acceptance
  • Epileptic and hysteric attacks

Hormonal

  • Stimulates the endocrine glands (in cases of estrogen and progesterone insufficiency associated with premenstrual syndrome as well as menopause)

Cardiovascular System

  • Slows rapid heart beat and breathing rate

Muscles & Joints

  • Soothes aches and pains
  • Promotes mobility in stiff joints
  • Effective pain relief for rheumatoid arthritis and gout

Application and Use

Safety

Vetiver essential oil is considered non-toxic, a non-irritant and is non-sensitizing. If pregnant or breast-feeding, consultation with a physician is recommended.