Vetiver essential oilEssential Oils for skincare

About Vetiver

INCI name
VETIVERIA ZIZANOIDES ROOT OIL
Essential oil name
Vetiver essential oil
Origin
Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Haiti
Part used
Roots
Scent
Musty, dry, woody
Extraction method
Steam distillation
Production
4 ML of vetiver essential oil with 1 KG of plant*
*Franchomme, P. La science des huiles essentielles médicinales. (Guy Trédaniel, 2015).

About the plant

Common names
Vetiver
Latin name
Chrysopogon zizanioides
Botanical family
Poaceae

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Having been used in traditional medicine across Southeast Asia and West Africa for thousands of years, Vetiver Essential Oil has a myriad of wonderful benefits.

Whether it’s for your mind, health or skin, here’s what you need to know about the sacred Vetiver Oil.