Scientifically known as Chrysopogon Zizanioides, vetiver is a wildgrass that originates in India. It is used to ease arthritis.
- It regenerates cells and balances hormones during menopause.
- It can help to protect clothes from moths and bugs.
- Good for strengthening tired, loose and under nourished skin.
How to use
Vetiver essential can be used for massages. Mix 2-3 drops of the essential oil into hair oil or carrier oil and blend it well.
Add 4-5 drops of Vetiver essential oil to your bath tub or 3-4 drops to bucket and swish the water gently to mix the oil well. If you have dry skin, add a tablespoon of vegetable oil along with the essential oil.
Use 4-5 drops of Vetiver essential oil in a diffuser bowl filled with three quarters of water. Essential oils should never be burnt directly as the chemical structure can get changed with incinerator.
- To secure clothes from moths and insects, sprinkle oil on cotton wool balls and place in wardrobe.
- Mix few drops of oil in coolers during summer.
- Vetiver essential oil has rejuvenating properties to regenerate skin cells and brighten under nourished skin. For Facial massages, add 2 drops of vetiver essential oil with vegetable oil and massage gently. After massaging with this place hot towel over your face for oil to seep in better and relax further.