Vetiver (dark) essential oil
Update 5/24/17: This oil is difficult to source at this time, this dark oil is in very low supply.
Iron Distillation. Deep, smoky, earthy aroma. In aromatherapy, some people can barely tolerate the smell while others are affected quite deeply by its aroma which can be likened to the smell of a damp forest floor. This EO is considered antiseptic, aphrodisiac, sedative, nervine....a calming oil, excellent for stress and tension. Settles the nerves. May be useful in helping people ease off tranquilizers.
This oil is considered a classic for physical, mental and emotional burnout which may result in total exhaustion. On an emotional level, vetiver helps to soothe states of irritability, anger and hysteria. Vetiver is recommended for dry, dehydrated skin. May assist with acne. Its vulnerary and cicatrisant properties are utilized to prevent and reduce wrinkles and stretch marks during pregnancy. Said to cleanse the aura (the energy field around the body) and to strengthen the auric shield which can be instrumental in keeping out disease.
This EO is said to be very helpful in cases of mental and physical exhaustion. It assists with increasing blood flow which, thereby being able to alleviate muscular aches and pains. It is said to be a tonic to the reproductive system and its relaxing quality seems to have some effect on tension underlying sexual problems. Helpful in cases of insomnia. Blends well with frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, rose, sandalwood and ylang ylang. Flash point: 240F.
Average Customer Review: 4.66 out of 5 (3 Reviews)
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Reviewer: Simon Bergeron (Montréal, QC) 8.14.2016
Warm and velvety.
This vetiver is really beautiful. It’s rich and noble and luxurious. The oil has a rather thick consistency, with a deep dark yellow colour. The feeling is warm and velvety, with earthy, leathery, smoky and somewhat peppery sides. I imagine a sensual woman with a slightly hoarse voice talking to me in a cozy atmosphere.
Reviewer: Tina Belliston (Powell, WY) 3.21.2015
My main focus with my business is perfumery and aromatherapy, so I'm always on the lookout for quality essential oils and absolutes at great prices to add to my "arsenal". I've got several Vetivers from several different suppliers, and with such a great price here at Camden-Grey I decided to give this one a try as well. Just like all of the essential oils and absolutes I've ordered from CG, this one did not disappoint. VERY nice. It's deep and earthy as one would expect of Vetiver, but this one is a very smooth and rich scent, with an almost smoky leather element to it. A lot of times straight Vetiver is somewhat off putting to my nose as most are very sharp and kind of rough around the edges, but not this one. It's definitely the best Vetiver I've come across in all my travels with natural perfumery materials. So far, I'd say that you really cannot go wrong with Camden-Grey for essential oils and absolutes. Their prices are insanely low on most of them and the quality is simply outstanding. Thank you for another fantastic product, CG!
Reviewer: Lane Gilreath (Flowery Branch, GA) 5.3.2014
Glad to have been
I ordered this vetiver in lieu of the "lighter" version I was hoping to purchase. I thought I'd try to get an oil that was easier to dispense when making aromatherapy blends, however, after this oil arriving I learned it isn't quite as thick as some I have experienced before, so I got the excellent deep, dark notes from the "dark" vetiver, with a much lighther feel to it when dispensing. I would recommend this with no reservations at all! Vetiver is a very calming and grounding/cenering oil. It brings you into yourself very quickly.
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