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.
- 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.