Earth's Aromatique

Vetiver Essential Oil



  • Qualities: Balancing, grounding
  • Aroma: Rich, earthy, warm, woody, deep
  • Perfume note: Base
  • Origin: Java, India
  • Cultivation Method: Wild Harvested, No Pesticides

Main Constituents: Khusimol (Zizanol), (E)-Isovalencenol, Calarene (Beta-Gurjunene), Beta-vetivenene, Dehydro-Aromadendrene, Alpha-Vetivone, Cycloisolongifolene

Plant Part: Root

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Description / Colour / Consistency: A thick and viscous, colorless to pale yellow liquid.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A base note with a strong aroma, has an earthy, woody scent characteristic of oils derived from roots, with a rich note that is popular in products designed for men.

Blends With: Bergamot, Cardamom, Clary Sage, Coriander, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Lemon Verbena, Lemongrass, Lime, Orange, Oregano, Palo Santo, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Spikenard, Tangerine, Ylang Ylang

Health Canada Guidelines

Recommended use or purpose:
• Used in aromatherapy for symptomatic relief of acne/boils.
• Used in aromatherapy to help relieve joint/muscle pain associated with
sprain/strain/rheumatoid arthritis.
Recommended dose:
Directions of use
• Not for oral use.
• Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes; if this happens, rinse thoroughly with vegetable oil.
• Do not use essential oils undiluted.
• For baths; Add 6 – 30 drops of undiluted essential oil with the same amount of shampoo or liquid soap before adding it to the bath. Mix the water gently. For maximum benefit, remain in the bath for 10 minutes. Use 2 drops of undiluted essential oil the first time and increase by 1 drop per bath up to a maximum of 8 drops, once daily
• For direct inhalation; Apply 6 – 24 drops of undiluted essential oil to a
handkerchief/tissue and inhale occasionally, up to 3 times per day
• For steam inhalation; Add 6 – 30 drops of undiluted essential oil to a bowl of steaming water/facial steamer. Inhale slowly and deeply for 5 to 10 minutes, up to 3 times per day
• For compresses; Add 30 drops of undiluted essential oil to 500 ml of warm water in a
bottle. Mix by shaking the bottle and immediately soak the compress. Squeeze lightly,
apply the compress to the skin, and cover with clothes and/or towelling. Leave for 2 to 4 hours, up to 3 times per day
Duration of Use:
For occasional use only
Risk Information:
Cautions and Warnings:
• Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
• Do not expose the applied area(s) to the sun for 24 to 48 hours after application.
• If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
• If symptoms persist or worsen, consult a health care practitioner.
• If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
• Keep out of reach of children.
• If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use this product.
• If you have broken, irritated, or sensitive skin, do not use this product.
Known Adverse Reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Recommended Storage Conditions:
• Child-resistant packaging/containers should be used
• Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature

Specific Oil Precautions: No known contraindications. May stain skin or fabrics-use with caution & test first.
This product contains vanillin, an organic aldehyde which will affect the color in soaps and body-care products. Not suitable for candle use.

*Though we have provided the aforementioned precautions, they may not be comprehensive and therefore it is each individuals responsibility to research any oils they choose to use. Optimum Health Vitamins ( owned and operated as part of Optimum Health Choices Inc. &/or Optimum Naturals Inc. ) is not responsible for any adverse reactions that may be experienced by using these essential oils.

The information contained on this website is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by your doctor or another qualified healthcare practitioner. The information is not intended to diagnose or treat any disease or prescribe medication. This information has not been evaluated by Health Canada.

Ingredients: 100% Curcuma longa CO2 extract

INCI: Curcuma longa Oil Root Extract

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