Latin: Chrysopogon (Vetiver) zizanioides
Parts Used: Aerial
Properties: Anti-inflammatory, anxiolytic, antimicrobial, aphrodisiac, vulnerary
Actions: Vetiver is a strongly aromatic grass that has long been used in India as an uplifting and relaxing oil. It has a deep, rich, woody and earthy tone that is often used by aromatherapists for helping those with depression, insomnia, anxiety, stress and achy tight muscles.
Dosage: As essential oil, standard dosage.
Contraindications: Standard essential oil warnings.