Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Vetiver

Vetiver leaves
Vetiver (Chrysopogon zizanioides)

Vetiver oil comes from the roots of the Chrysopogon zizanioides (Vetiveria zizanioides) plant. It has a woody, earthy scent.

PropertiesEdit

 
Vetiveria zizanoides essential oil.

EmotionalEdit

Soothes stress, nervousness, exhaustion and insomnia.

PainEdit

Relieves arthritis, rheumatism and muscle pain.

SkinEdit

Improves acne and the appearance of aging.