Essential Oils - Vetiver

Type - Relaxing, restoring and balancing

Note - Base

Blends well with - Bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, clary sage, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, mandarin, orange, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang

Aroma - Heavy, earthy, woody, sweet

Plant properties - grounding and calming

Uses - anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, room freshener, insect repellent, tonic, aids nervous disorders.

Aromatic effect on the mind - balancing, grounding and calming

Spiritual influence - attunes a connection to nature and her spirits

Chakra - Bridges the gap between the root and crown chakras.

Chakra colours - Red

Benefits - helps soothe inflammation, enhances the libido and generally boosts the body's abilty to heal itself.

Precautions - 

  • Oil specific - None known
  • General - As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted or in the eyes or mucus membranes.  Keep away from children. Do not take internally. Always perform a patch test to an insensitive part of the body (of essential oil diluted in an appropriate carrier oil) if using an essential oil for the first time.