- Color: Golden/Dark Brown
- Oil Consistency: Thick
- Perfumery Note: Base
- Initial Aroma Strength: Strong
- Scent: Woody, earthy, herbaceous, spicy almost smoky.
Action: Antiseptic, antispasmodic, calmative, grounding, rubefacient, sedative (to the nervous system), stimulant (circulatory, production of red corpuscles), aphrodisiac, cicatrisant, nervine, tonic, vulnerary.
Benefits, Indications: May help acne, anxiety, arthritis, cuts, depression (including postpartum), insomnia, rheumatism, stress, skin care (oily, aging, irritated). Vetiver oil calms and soothes the mind and helps to dispel anger, hysteria and irritability and neurotic behavior can also be reduced as stress and tension is reduced.
It revitalizes the body and helps with mental and physical exhaustion and is also used for general aches and pains, especially for rheumatism, arthritis and muscular pain, while relieving insomnia.
Chemical Constituents: Benzoic acid, vetiverol, furfurol, a and b-vetivone, vetivene, vetivenyl vetivenate
Precautions: It is considered a safe oil and is nontoxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing.
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