Vetiver Essential Oil Profile - Haiti


The Country 

Haiti

Haiti is a small tropical country west of the Dominican Republic. The tropical climate and winds help to keep Haiti warm throughout most of the year. While the coastline is flat and rich in sea life, the lands are beautiful and mountainous.

The Plant 

Vetiver Plant

Vetiveria zizanioides, commonly referred to as Vetiver, is mainly cultivated for the fragrant essential oil distilled from its roots. Vetiver can grow to be 150 centimeters high and can form clumps just as wide. The leaves are long, thin, and rather rigid while the stems are tall.

The Oil

vetiver essential oil

Vetiver has a woody, earthy, and rich aroma that helps the mind and body relax. It is often used in massage therapy due to its calming effects. This also makes it an excellent choice to diffuse before going to sleep to help relax the body and mind.