The grass was used in Calcutta and Haiti for thatching and awnings, blinds and sunshades, while in Java the roots were used for weaving mats and thatching huts, which not only gave rooms an exquisite fragrance but also deterred insects. It is a popular ingredient for soaps, toiletries and perfumes and growing the grass protects against soil erosion.Vetiver oil is also known as the'oil of tranquility' because of its calming properties. It is extracted from the washed, chopped, dried and soaked roots and rootlets by steam distillation and yields about 0.5%. The main chemical components are benzoic acid, vetiverol, furfurol, a and b-vetivone, vetivene and vetivenyl vetivenate. It is considered a safe oil and is non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. The item "500ml Vetiver Pure Essential Oil" is in sale since Thursday, May 18, 2017.
This item is in the category "Health & Beauty\Natural & Alternative Remedies\Aromatherapy". The seller is "uk-freshskin" and is located in Nottingham. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain.