Vetiver Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Vetiveria zizanioides
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Root
Blends Well With: Sandalwood and other resins
Aroma: Woody, smoky, and musky
FRAGRANT SACHET: Fill an empty sachet bag with dried flowers, herbs or cotton balls. Add 6-10 drops of Vetiver to the sachet filling; close and place the sachet in drawers, or hang in your closet.
INSECT POTPOURRI: Place 2 cups of dried flowers in a decorative bowl. Sprinkle 10-15 drops of Vetiver over the dried flowers. Place in an area where you want to ward off pests.
GROUNDING BLEND: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Vetiver, 5 drops of Cedarwood (Atlas) and 5 drops of Buddha Wood. Or add 5-6 drops of this blend to your Scent Ball Diffuser and diffuse for 15-30 minutes to create a calming space.
MASSAGE OIL: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 5 drops of Vetiver, 5 drops of Roman Chamomile, 2 drops of Ylang Ylang and 8 drops of Orange, then fill with Jojoba oil and shake to mix well. Apply to the skin after bath or for full body massage. (1.7% dilution)
BATH SALTS: Combine: 2 drops of Vetiver, 2 drops of Orange and 3 drops of Vanilla with 1 tablespoon of Jojoba oil and 1/2 cup of Epsom salts. Add to full bath and rejuvenate for 15-30 minutes.
RELAXING BATH: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 5 drops of Vetiver, 10 drops of Lavender and 5 drops of Clary Sage, then fill with Jojoba oil and shake well to blend. Add 1-2 teaspoons to a full tub. Relax and enjoy. (1.7% dilution)
BEARD OIL: Add to a 2 oz bottle: 4 drops of Vetiver, 6 drops of Cedarwood (Atlas), 3 drops of Bergamot, 4 drops of Spruce and 3 drops of Lime. Fill with a carrier oil. Shake well before use. Apply several drops to the beard area and smooth over the hair as desired. (1.7% dilution)
Safety: If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician.
OK For Kids: 2+
Kids Max Dilution: 1%
Adult Max Dilution: 15%
Shelf Life: 4-8 Years