Botanical Name: Vetiveria zizanoides Botanical Family: Gramineae Olfactive Family: Woody Country of Origin: Java Source: Roots Odour: Extremely rich, sweet, very heavy, woody and earthy Colour: Greyish-brown to live-brown Crop: January to December Process: Steam distillation
General Description: The small roots of this plant have been used for thousands of years. The tall, perennial, grassy plant is native to India, though it grows throughout southern Asia, Caribbean (especially Haiti) and other diverse locations. The washed rootlets are dried, chopped, soaked and go through a complex process before finally being steam distilled. The largest producers are Reunion and Haiti. The oil is extensively used in perfumery where it can be used as a fixative and as a special ingredient in perfumes
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Safety Notes: Essential oils are very powerful plant extracts and should always be treated with care. Always kep out of reach of children and only store in bottles with dropper inserts. They should not be ingested and should always be diluted in a suitable carrier oil before being used on the skin.
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