Vetiver Essential Oil
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(Vetiveria zizanoides)Key Constituents from GC/MS Analysis:
alpha Vetivone 3-6%
beta Vetivone 3-6%
Plant Origin: Haiti
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from roots.
Selah oil blends that contain Vetiver essential oil:
Influences hormonal system through: amenorrhoea, Emmenagogic, oligomenorrhoea, ovaries (Price, 102-3).
Sedative/calming (Price, 245).
Tonic for arteries and veins (Schnaubelt, 94).
Strengthens circulation and a weakened immune system (Schnaubelt, 94).
Blend for Insomnia, Shock, and Grief: To each ounce (1 oz / 30ml) of jojoba add 2 drops of each of the following essential oils: Rose, Jasmine, Petitgrain, Neroli, Lavender, Rosewood, Benzoin, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang (Schnaubelt, 150).
Absent-mindedness, acne, add / adhd, aging skin, analgesic, antibacterial, anti fungal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, anxiety, arthritis, autism, circulatory health, cramping, depression, emotional balance, hyperactivity, insomnia, intestinal parasites, joint stiffness, menstrual support, muscle pain and stiffness, muscular dystrophy, oily hair, oily skin, pancreatitis, postpartum depression, sedative, skin care, stress, tendinitis, tennis elbow, wounds, wrinkles (Althea Press, 419).
Helps to reduce the risk of becoming sick because of lowered defenses. Helps to ease stress, calm the nerves and relieve insomnia. Helps to heal acne, cuts and infected wounds. Helps quiet hyperactive children (Purchon, 115).
Nervousness, insomnia, rheumatism; as a muscular relaxant, antiseptic, and tonic (Worwood, 407).
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Topical: Apply diluted directly to area of concern.
Ok for children 2+ with proper dilution.
Pregnancy and lactation safe with extra dilution.
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Inhalation: Diffuse or rub a drop on palms and inhale.
Internal: Although the quality of Selah Oils is excellent, it is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a certified physician who is also certified in aromatherapy. We recommend getting internal dosing instructions from a licensed physician as some essential oils are not recommended for oral consumption. This is in no way a reflection on our oil quality, only a matter of safety and caution with respect to how concentrated essential oils are. When used within safe parameters, and under your physician's care, the quality of our essential oils is such that they can be used internally if deemed appropriate.
However, with that said, it is important to remember the extreme concentration of essential oils. "Using essential oils by rubbing them into the skin or via inhalation is in many cases more effective than oral delivery" (Schnaubelt 96).
All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.
All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion. It is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a licensed physician who is also certified in aromatherapy.
If for any reason you get essential oils in your eyes, put carrier oil along the eyebrows above the eyes and on the cheekbones below the eyes.
Do not put essential oils inside your ear canal.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Higley, Connie & Alan. Reference Guide for Essential Oils (2012).
Tisserand, Robert. Essential Oil Safety, Second Ed. (2014).
Price, Shirley & Len. Aromatherapy for Health Professionals (2012), p. 102-3, 245.
Schnaubelt, Kurt Ph.D., Advanced Aromatherapy (1995), p. 94.
Schnaubelt, PhD., Kurt. The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils (2011), p.150.
Althea Press. Essential oils, Natural Remedies: The Complete A-Z Reference of Essential Oils for Health and Healing (2015).
Purchon, Nerys and Lora Cantele. The Complete Aromatherapy & Essential Oil Handbook for Everyday Wellness (2014).
Worwood, Valerie. The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy (1991).
Schnaubelt, Kurt Ph.D., Advanced Aromatherapy (1995), p. 96.
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