Vetiver - (Vetiveria zizaniodes)
Vetiver oil comes from the grass, cultivated in tropical climates. The grass is a close relative of other aromatic grasses such as lemongrass.
In india it is known as Khus-Khus.
The essential oil:
Roots from grass which are at least two years old are cut finely and distilled. The oil is very dark brown with a warm, peppery, spicy,
woody, earthy smell. The principal constituents is an alcohol called vetiverol.
Glandular tonic, stimulates endocrine system
Stimulates Immune System
Tonic for circulatory & Lymphatic system.
- Poor blood circulation, phlebitis, edema, varicose veins
coronary heart disease, vasculitis
Deficiencies hepato-pancreatic, hepatic congestion
Amenorrhea (absence of menstruation)
Relaxation, psychological rest.
Massage for stimulating blood circulation (diluted in a vegetable oil)
Massage to stimulate the immune system (diluted in a vegetable oil or other essential oil)
Diffusion with other essential oils
Synergies: Lymphatic Tonic:
Not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Keep out of reach of children. Some oils are prohibited to pregnant women and children. Keep away from flame.