All About Vetiver Essential Oil | Using Essential Oils Safely

Below you will find a summary of information you need to know about Vetiver essential oil compiled from posts we published this week. Check our Free EO Class page for more information on this and other essential oils. Questions? Leave a comment below or ask in our facebook group.

Lea Jacobson Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and author of Essential Oil Profiles.

Basic information for Vetiver essential oil…

6Botanical/Latin name(s):Vetiveria zizanoides, Andropogon muricatus/zizanoides, Chrysopogon zizanoides, Phalaris zizanoides​

Steam distilled from the roots of the plant.

Shelf life is 6 years.

Therapeutic properties of Vetiver essential oil…

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Benefits of vetiver essential oil…

Circulatory: poor circulation

Digestive: parasites

Immune: infection

Limbic: anxiety, irritability, stress, tension

Muscular: spasm, cramp

Nervous: nerve pain

HOME: airborne germs, surface germs

Safety of Vetiver essential oil…

5afe for everyone except…

When using topically, keep the dilution at or below 15% to prevent adverse reactions.

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