The woody-earthy scent of vetiver, reminiscent of roots and wet soil, is grounding and balancing. It is referred to as the 'oil of tranquility'.
An amber to brownish coloured viscous oil with a sweet and heavy-woody, earthy, reminiscent of roots and wet soil.
Method of extraction
A typical chemical composition of Vetiver essential oil: khusimol (21.5%), b-vetivone (3.2%), a-vetivone (5.8%), unknown ketone (10.5%), elemol (0.7%), 10-epi-y-eudesmol (1.2%), b-eudesmol (5.5%), vetiverenol + cyclocopacamphenol (6.8%), vetiselinenol (11.1%), unknown alcohol (3.7%).
Vetiver essential oil is cool and moist. It clears heat, nourishes, calms and uplifts while nourishing and supporting Qi, which is the body's restorative and metabolic function.
Add 5 drops to oil vaporiser or 2 drops to every 10ml carrier oil.
*Please be advised that vetiver essential oil is relatively viscous and may thicken further in cooler conditions. If this occurs, place the bottle with its cap on in warm water to liquify the essential oil, or remove the dripulator and use a pipette to dispense the essential oil.