Deep, smoky, earthy aroma. In aromatherapy, some people can barely
tolerate the smell while others are affected quite deeply by its aroma
which can be likened to the smell of a damp forest floor.
This EO is
considered antiseptic, aphrodisiac, sedative, nervine....a calming oil,
excellent for stress and tension. Settles the nerves. May be useful in
helping people ease off tranquilizers.
This oil is considered a classic for physical, mental and emotional
burnout which may result in total exhaustion. On an emotional level,
vetiver helps to soothe states of irritability, anger and hysteria.
Vetiver is recommended for dry, dehydrated skin. May assist with acne.
Its vulnerary and cicatrisant properties are utilized to prevent and
reduce wrinkles and stretch marks during pregnancy. Said to cleanse the
aura (the energy field around the body) and to strengthen the auric
shield which can be instrumental in keeping out disease.
This EO is said to be very helpful in cases of mental and physical
exhaustion. It assists with increasing blood flow which, thereby being
able to alleviate muscular aches and pains. It is said to be a tonic to
the reproductive system and its relaxing quality seems to have some
effect on tension underlying sexual problems. Helpful in cases of
Blends well with frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine,
lavender, rose, sandalwood and ylang ylang.
Botanical Name:Vetiveria zizanioides
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