Vetiver Pure Essential Oil
A smoky, earth like aroma to help ground us.
Vetiver helps us to connect back to the earth and receive emotional healing and guidance. An extremely relaxing oil that can be useful to treat insomnia and support us during times of lowered immunity due to overactivity.
Size: 10ml / 0.34fl.oz
Blends well with: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Patchouli, Black Pepper.
Learn more about Vetiver essential oil
Vetiver is reported to improve skin health because of its action on connective tissues. Recommended for tired skin and to restore a firm tone, Vetiver may stimulate the skin to increase vitality. Vetiver may also be useful to treat acne and an oily complexion.
Muscle Aches and Pains: Vetiver has a mild warming action and can be a tonic for the nervous system. These properties make it useful to treat muscle pain, cramping, arthritis and to encourage muscle healing after exercise.
Women’s Health: The essential oil may help support a regular menstrual cycle and improve hormone-related health concerns during menopause due to changing hormone levels.
Immune support: Vetiver is thought to support the immune system. It could be beneficial during times of prolonged stress and exhaustion to support general health and resistance.
The Oil of Tranquillity: The strong sedative and nerve tonic action of Vetiver is relaxing. Vetiver may be used during stressful situations, or for those with anxiety and depression. Vetiver can help promote sleep and improve insomnia. The essential oil is nurturing when you are exhausted from overworking or overwhelming life events.
How to use Vetiver Pure Essential Oil
Diffuser: Add 6-8 drops of Vetiver essential oil to a diffuser.
Quick fix: A few deep inhalations from the bottle can help when you are at work, in the car or anytime you need a quick break.
Bath: Add 2-3 drops in a dispersant such as oil, to the bath to create a relaxing atmosphere while nourishing your skin.
Massage: Use a 2.5% dilution; 50 drops in 100ml carrier oil.
Face massage: Add 1 drop in 5mls carrier oil.
Hand or foot bath: Add 2 drops of Vetiver to a bowl of water. For treatment of general skin infection consider using warm water.
Steam treatment (for face): Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming hot water. Place your face close to the bowl and cover the back of your head and bowl with a towel to trap the aromatic vapours. Caution due to risk of burns or scalding and keep eyes covered during treatment.
Botanical name: Chrysopogon zizanioides.
Frequently asked questions
Is this safe for use during pregnancy?
Avoid using essential oils during the first trimester unless you are under the supervision of a qualified practitioner. See our full list of pregnancy safe oils in our FAQs.
Is this safe for children?
Vetiver essential oil is not recommended for children due to its sedating nature, it is not appropriate emotionally. Essential oils are considered too strong for use on babies’ skin (0-24 months) and can be overwhelming on their developing systems. When using in a diffuser, use fewer drops then that for an adult (eg. 2-3 drops). See our ECO. Little range for appropriate, kid-friendly blends. Read more about Aromatherapy for Babies and Children and see our FAQ page for which essential oils to avoid.
Is this safe to use around pets?
Use this oil with caution around pets, never use topically and store bottles out of reach. If you have any concerns contact your vet. See our full list of pet safe oils in our FAQs.
Can I ingest this oil?
Essential oils should not be taken internally unless you have consulted with a health professional or Aromatherapist first.
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Vetiver Pure Essential Oil
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