Originating from India, vetiver is a tall perennial grass that can also be found in other locales, including Brazil, Haiti and Japan. While the vibrant plant has many beneficial agricultural uses, its roots are the source of its prized essential oil. With its woody and full-bodied scent, vetiver is a common component in perfumes and renowned for its emotionally centering effect.

Plant Part Used

Extraction Method
Steam distillation

Strong. Rich, earthy, complex and smoky.

Vetiver Essential Oil Benefits
Stabilizing, soothing, uplifting, and heartening. Known as the “Oil of Tranquility.

Blends Well With
Cedarwood, Frankincense, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Myrrh, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang

History of Vetiver
In India and elsewhere in Asia, vetiver roots have been used for ages to make blinds, mats and other handy household items that carry the relaxing scent of the plant. Ayurvedic practices has also utilized vetiver to support their health, particularly of the skin.


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