Vetiver- AroMeds Vetiveria zizanoides is organically grown and the roots are steam distilled in India. It is a member of the poaceae plant family, and is a base note with a distinctive exotic, rich, smoky, earthy, sweet aroma.
Emotional Support - vetiver can encourage growth, wisdom, integrity, strength, honor, protection, self esteem and grounding.
Blends well with- Bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, clary sage, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, mandarin, orange, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang
Notes of interest- Distillation tidbit- the dry rootlets are cleaned and washed, then are chopped up and soaked in water prior to distillation to increase yield.
Safety data- Skin sensitization is possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used via inhalation and/or topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified period of time. Keep away from children and pets.
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