Vetiver Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Vetiveria Zizanoides
Plant Part: Root
Extraction Method: Solvent Extraction
Description: Vetiver Essential Oil is derived from the complex white root system of a grass used in India and Sri Lanka for the creation of woven matting.
Color: Brown to reddish brown viscous liquid.
Common Uses: Vetiver Essential Oil is said to be deeply relaxing and comforting. It is used as a base note in perfumery and aromatherapy applications.
Consistency: Thick and viscous
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Cedarwood, Chamomile, Frankincense, Ginger, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemongrass, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Spikenard, Vanilla, and Ylang-ylang.
Aromatic Scent: Vetiver Essential Oil has an earthy, woody scent characteristic of most essential oils derived from roots in the earth. It also has a rich, sweetly satisfying note that is both warm and masculine.
History: In India and Sri Lanka, Vetiver Essential Oil is known as the "oil of tranquility". This is directly applicable to its common applications as a relaxing and comforting oil.