HE32 | Vetiver Oil

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HE32 | Vetiver Oil

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~ Vetiveria Zizanoides ~

The tall tufted grass grows perennially in its native India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka, and is cultivated in Reunion, the Philippines, Comoro Islands, Japan, West Africa and South America. It has a straight stem with long slender leaves, and a dense network of white roots.

Vetiver helps with anxiety, mild (non clinical) depression, stress, acne and oily skin. It alleviates insomnia, stiffness and is useful in detoxification.

Use in oil burner: add a few drops to water. 

Botanical Name:
Vetiveria zizanoides

Oil Characteristics:
Amber to olive green in color with a thick consistency. A base note in perfumery, Vetiver has an earthy, herby, yet sweet smell.

Chemical Characteristics:
Benzoic acid Vetiverol Furfurol a-vetivone b-vetivone vetivenyl vetivenate

Chemical Profile:
Benzoic acid Vetiverol Furfurol a-vetivone b-vetivone vetivenyl vetivenate

Physical Properties:
Specific Gravity @ 25° - 0.990 - 1.000 Refractive Index 1.515 - 1.529 Optical Rotation +17° to +28°

Production Method:
Steam Distillation - Root

Caution should be taken when using Essential Oils. Do not use any oils without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. All Essential Oils should be kept out of the reach of children. Possible skin irritant; Test on small area of skin and dilute if necessary, before use. NOT TO BE TAKEN INTERNALLY