Price and Availability Low to medium price range; widely available. Cautions Generally regarded as non-irritant and non-sensitising.
Botanical Name:Vetiveria zizanoides
Extraction Method: Solvent Extraction
Color: Golden Brown
Perfumery Note: Base
Aroma Strength: Strong
Aroma: Woody, earthy, herbaceous, spicy almost smoky.
Use: Acne, joint pain, cuts, melancholy, exhaustion, insomnia, muscular aches, oily skin, sores, stress. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 56-67.]
Constituents: Benzoic acid, vetiverol, furfurol, a-vetivone, B-vetivone, vetivene, vetivenyl vetivenate. [E. Guenther, The Essential Oils Vol. 4 (New York: Van Nostrand Company INC, 1990), 178-181, cited in Salvatore Battaglia, The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy (Australia: The Perfect Potion, 1997), 205.]
Cautions:Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand does not indicate any special precautions when using this oil. [Robert Tisserand, Essential Oil Safety (United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone, 1995), 211.]
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