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

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Vetiver leaves
Vetiver (Chrysopogon zizanioides)

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

Properties[edit]

Emotional[edit]

Soothes stress, nervousness, exhaustion and insomnia.

Pain[edit]

Relieves arthritis, rheumatism and muscle pain.

Skin[edit]

Improves acne and the appearance of aging.