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Vetiver Organic

Certified Organic Essential Oil, 5 ml

Botanical Name: Vetiveria zizanoides
Origin: Sri Lanka
Part of Plant: roots
Extraction: steam
Major Biochemical Compounds: Khusimol, beta-Vetivene, Zizanoic acid, Isovalencol
Common Uses: Stimulating effect on the endocrine and circulatory system. Helpful in cases of a weakened immune system. Helps relieve arthritis, rheumatism, and all muscular aches, pains and stiffness. This oil is recommended by some for diabetes, and is thought to have a stimulating effect on the pancreas.
Emotional/Psychological Uses: Numerous studies have found Vetiver to be highly effective for ADD and ADHD. Vetiver is grounding and regenerative. It is recommended where there is emotional and mental burnout.
Cosmetic/Skin Uses: Used for infection, inflammation, wounds and cell regeneration.  
Blends Well With: Grapefruit, Lemon, Bergamot, Lavender, Lemon Verbena, Orange. 
Inside Info: Try a blend of Vetiver, Sandalwood and Sweet Orange for nervous exhaustion. Add to epsom salts for a relaxing, rejuvenating bath.
Best Ways to Use (see 'Methods of Use'): Bath, compress and massage