Vetiver Essential Oil - Haiti
Botanical binomial: Vetiveria zizanoides
Other names: Andropogon muricatus
Country of Origin: Haiti
Part of plant used in production: Root
Methods of production: Steam Distillation
Description: Vetiver is part of the grass family. Having strong deep downward growing roots, allowing it to be a good stabilizing plant for wet areas.
Characteristics: Vetiver has a unique, exotic aroma that is pleasant, mild, earthy and musky. Our Haitian Vetiver is a nice amber colour and has a lighter smoky/burnt aroma than typical Indonesian Vetiver.
Properties: Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Aphrodisiac, Cicatrisant, Nervine, Sedative, Tonic and Vulnerary substance.
Constituents: alpha-Vetivone, Benzoic Acid, beta-Vetivone, Furfurol, Vetiverol, Vetivene, and Vetivenyl vetivenate.
Uses: Vetiver oil has soothing and cooling effects, which makes it great for inflammation in both circulatory and nervous system. As well as help heal wounds by promoting growth of new tissues. The pleasant aroma of vetiver provides relief to the body and mind.
Safety: For external use only. Should be diluted prior to skin application. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth. May cause skin irritation for some individuals, a skin patch test is recommended prior to use. Consult your healthcare professional before using essential oils during pregnancy.