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Vetiver Essential Oil/10ml

Vetiver Essential Oil/10ml

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What is Vetiver Essential Oil: Vetiver, is a perennial grass that belongs to the Poaceae family, which is native to India. In Western and Northern India. It belongs to the Grass family, and is sometimes referred to as “Vetivert” and “Khus”.  It can grow up to 2 meters tall, with brownish-purple flowers, tall stems, and long, thin and rigid leaves. Today, vetiver is widely cultivated in the world's tropical regions. Vetiver essential oil is distilled from the vetiver plant’s roots, which are aged before being soaked in water. The highly concentrated oil that is released is then skimmed off the top of the water. It’s used in holistic practice for its soothing, grounding capabilities. Since ancient times, almost the entire Vetiver plant has been used for various applications including the making of perfumes, soaps, and cosmetics. Used in foods and drinks, Vetiver made a cooling beverage and sorbet flavoring. In tropical countries, Vetiver roots were traditionally used in the production of homemade evaporative coolers, which functioned as air conditioners before the inception of electricity. Vetiver Essential Oil has come to be known as both the “Oil of Tranquility” and “The Fragrance of the Soil” in India and Sri Lanka, due to its grounding, sensuous, and deeply calming scent.     Vetiver Essential Oil Technical Data Sheet: Common name: Vetiver  Latin name: Vetiveria zizanoides Appearance: Viscous liquid Color: Amber brownish Odor: Woody, warm Botanical Family: Poaceae Organ: Root Processing Method: Steam distillation Type: 100% pure. Origin: USA Preferred uses: Dermal, respiratory tract    Chemical composition: Main chemical compound:  Sesquiterpenes between 6% and 10% Sesquiterpenols between 10 and 15% Esters between 4 and 5% Other chemical compounds:  Zizanoic acids Physical characteristics: A good Vetiver essential oil must have the following physical characteristics: Refractive Index (@20C): 1.5200 to 1.5280 Specific Gravity (@25C): 0.9830 to 1.0050 g/cm3 Relative density: 0.976 - 0.990 @ 20°C Flash Point: 93˚C Storage conditions: Store in a cool, dry, dark location, in a sealed container in a well ventilated area away from sources of ignition. Avoid spilling and eye contact.    Properties of Vetiver Essential Oil: Health: Anti-septic Aphrodisiac Tonic Anti-spasmodic Immune-stimulating Warming, Stimulating Anti-inflammatory Detoxifying Strengthening Replenishing. Beauty: Hydrating Cicatrisant Well Being: Sedative Calming    Indications of the essential oil of vetiver: Skin application (bath, cold compress, massage): Acne, anxiety, itching, joint pain, tendinitis, skin inflammation, cutaneous mycosis, insect sting, smoking cessation, defective immune system, circulatory disturbance Respiratory (diffusion, inhalation, olfaction): Anxiety, smoking cessation, defective immune system, stress Uses of Vetiver Essential Oil: For Health: Circulation disorder: Dilute in a vegetable oil and massage the area to be treated. Joint pain, tendinitis: The soothing and cooling effects of vetiver essential oil calm and pacify all sorts of inflammation. It is particularly good at providing relief from inflammation in both the circulatory and nervous system. Dilute in a vegetable oil to massage the painful area. Bacterial Infections: This oil efficiently reduces the growth of Staphylococcus aureus, the bacteria responsible for causing sepsis and eliminates them. It is totally safe for this oil to be applied externally on the wounds. Impaired immune system:  Vetiver essential oil keeps the metabolic system in order, rejuvenates the body, gives strength and boosts immune function. In olfaction, diffusion, inhalation. Or dilute in a vegetable oil to massage the back, chest and arch.    For Beauty: Anti-Aging Tonic: Loaded with antioxidants and hydrating qualities, vetiver essential oil is very useful for premature aging. It is well-known for its calming effects on the mind as well as the skin. Puffy faces can benefit from its anti-inflammatory properties and those with age spots or damage from the sun will see benefits from this oil over time. Apply with your favorite anti-aging carrier oil twice daily. Stretch Mark Cream: Vetiver essential oil can make is its ability to diminish the appearance of stretch marks. To see any benefits, use a pure form of vetiver essential oil with Shea butter and put the mixture on your stretch marks at least twice daily.   Intense Moisturizer:  Add vetiver oil to mango butter and coconut oil for a natural body oil that will keep your skin hydrated and smelling wow  Acne:  Vetiver oil is a natural antiseptic making it a great addition to your regular cleansing routine. It can remove bacteria that gets trapped in our pores leading to blackheads, acne, and cysts.  Use vetiver with your natural cleanser or use vetiver and jasmine essential oil in your weekly green clay face mask.    For Well Being: Prevents Nervous Disorders: A tonic for the nerves is called a nervine, like the essential oil of vetiver. It takes care of the nerves and maintains their good health. It also eases the damage done to the nerves by shock, fear, and stress. Furthermore, it helps get rid of nervous disorders, afflictions, epileptic and hysteric attacks, nervous and neurotic disorders. You can use it in olfaction, diffusion or inhalation, massage or in a bath.    Relieves Insomnia: The essential oil of vetiver is a well-known sedative. It sedates nervous irritations, afflictions, convulsions and emotional outbursts such as anger, anxiety, restlessness, and nervousness. It even benefits patients that suffer from insomnia. Add 5–10 drops of Vetiver to your hot bath for a relaxing, calming aroma to ease occasional restlessness as part of your bedtime routine.    Synergies with vetiver essential oil: With essential oils of cypress, pistachio, lentisk, niaouli for a venous tonic effect. With Essential Oil of Lavender to calm emotions. Precautions and contraindications of essential oil of vetiver: This oil is prohibited during pregnancy, breastfeeding and in children under 6 years. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. First Aid Measures Inhalation: Inhalation may cause coughing, tightness of the chest and irritation of the respiratory system. Move the exposed person to fresh air at once. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.  Ingestion: If necessary, rinse mouth and provide fresh air.  Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.  Skin contact: If necessary remove contaminated clothing and wash skin with soap and water. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues. Eye contact:  Immediately flush with plenty of water for up to 15 minutes.   Remove any contact lenses and open eyes wide apart. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues 

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