|Latin name:||Vetivera zizanoides|
|Part of Plant used:||Roots of grass|
|Country of Origin:||Haiti|
|Colour of oil:||Golden orange|
|Odour Description:||Sweet, earthy, warm, woody, deep|
|Notes:||Top-mild Mid-strong Base-strong|
|Chemical Constituents:||Vetiverone, vetiverol, vetivene, d-vetivenol, cadinene|
|Actions on the body:||Antiseptic, aphrodisiac, sedative|
Main Therapeutic Properties
The Muscular system: Calming to muscular aches and pains, sprains and stiffness, arthritis
The Skin: Soothing to acne, inflamed conditions, oily skin (due to its slight astringent effect), wound healing.
Psychology of: Grounding, centering, provides a sense of security, especially good when one is feeling anxious or has a lot of thoughts swirling around with little clarity.