A grass grown in Haiti, Réunion Island, Brazil, China and Southeast Asia. It has a woody, earthy quality, enhanced by a moist balsamic accent. A superb fixative, vetiver is an important component in chypre blends.
An essential oil derived from an African tree root and traditionally used to make mats and rugs. Vetiver has an earthy, smoky scent and may be an additive in perfumes. It is also used in aromatherapy for grounding and has been said to prevent stretch marks and help counter aging when applied topically.
Vetiver is an American folk band headed by songwriter Andy Cabic and often joined by Devendra Banhart, cellist Alissa Anderson, drummer Otto Hauser, violin Carmen Biggers, guitarists Kevin Barker and Sanders Trippe, bassist Brent Dunn.
( Vetiveria zizanoides) Warm and grounding base note known in the East as the "oil of tranquility." Used in our Scalp Benefits aroma to help balance hair, scalp and senses, and in our Caribbean TherapyTM aroma to rejuvenate and de-stress.