The Vetiver plant is a grass native to India and is cultivated in West Africa, Brazil, Argentina. The name Vetiver is derived from the Tamil word ‘ Vetiver’. Vetiver is known to be in use in India both for its fragrant oil and as traditional medicine since ancient times. Vetiver's essential oil also known as the choice is extracted from the aromatic roots of Vetiveria Zizanioides. The Vetiver plant’s roots are aged before being soaked in water and then distilled. The concentrated oil which is released then skimmed off the top of the water
Vetiver essential oil is likewise known as the ‘Oil of Tranquillity’ and ‘The fragrance of the Soil’ as its aroma is sensuous and calms. Vetiver oil is widely used for nervousness, insomnia, arthritis, insect bites, and burns. It is dangerous to use Vetiver if one is pregnant and breastfeeding an infant.
It regenerates cells and balances hormones during menopause.
It can help to protect clothes from moths and bugs.
Good for strengthening tired, loose and undernourished skin.