Botanical name: Vetiveria zizanoides
Common name: Vetiver
Plant part: Root
Extraction method: Steam distilled
Common uses: Vetiver has traditionally been used for its calming and sedating properties. The oil is also greatly used in
the perfumery industry as a fixative.
Strength of aroma: Strong
Aromatic scent: Earthy, woody scent characteristic of most essential oils derived from roots in the earth.
Caution: Non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitising. Avoid during pregnancy.