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Vetiver Essential Oil

Vetiveria zizanoides | Essential Oil
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$32.95

Vetiver Essential Oil (Vetiveria zizanoides) is also commonly known as Ruh Khus, Khus, and Bunchgrass Essential Oil. It has an extremely deep earthy, woody, slightly sweet aroma presenting a base fragrance note. Vetiver is a highly viscous oil; warm it in your hand before use.

Included in perfumes and colognes with its slightly earthy yet cool scent, Vetiver Essential Oil is part of the Rocky Mountain Oils Energy and Sleep collections. Vetiver oil is often used in perfumery as a fixative.

Breathe in the scent before bedtime to help achieve a good night’s sleep, while inspiring feelings of relaxation.

In skin care applications, Vetiver Essential Oil may have a cooling effect while nourishing the skin. Apply topically before meditation for a grounding, calming effect.

Botanical Name: Vetiveria zizanoides
Country of Origin: Haiti
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Root
Aroma: Woody, Earthy
Consistency: Thick
Blends Well With: Frankincense, Lemon, Red Mandarin, Orange, Juniper Berry, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang
  • Vetiver oil is used in perfumery as a fixative
  • Apply topically to the bottom of feet to bring on a grounding, calming effect
  • Can have a cooling effect to the skin
  • This oil is thick and does not diffuse easily
  • Apply topically before meditation
  • Apply topically to help achieve a good night's rest

Grounding Mist Spray  

Put in a 4 ounce, fine mist spray bottle. Shake well before every use. Mist room liberally when needed.

Apply with a carrier oil for topical application.

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Customer Reviews

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My new fav!!!
Absolutely have fallen in love with it!!!!!
October 20, 2018
Purchased
2 weeks ago
Love it
October 12, 2018
Purchased
3 weeks ago
wonderful!
I love using Vetiver once I get it out of the bottle! :)
October 11, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Lovely Vetiver
I have used Vetiver by a number of quality labels. This is my favorite. I use Vetiver daily. It soothes my nervous system and helps me breathe more peacefully. I love it's rich deep rooted earthy smell. My favorite oil to mix it with is Geranium.
September 24, 2018
Purchased
7 months ago
Defective
The oil won’t come out of the bottle, had to open it and transfer it to another bottle. Won’t be purchasing again.
August 29, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Response from Rocky Mountain Oils
Thank you for your review! We are sorry to hear that the oil didn't work out for you.
If you’re ever having problems with your oils dropping from the bottle, here are some quick tips:
1. These droppers also work best when held horizontally (to the side) instead of vertically (upside down).
2. Warm the bottle by holding in hands, placing in a bowl of warm water (to prevent damaging the label put the bottle in a ziplock bag before placing in water)
3. Widen the holes on the orifice reducer with a sterile pin
4. Take the orifice reducer off of the bottle and use a pipette.
Thanks! -RMO Team
October 4, 2018
RMO T
Very useful
Have been diffusing it with lavender for my son with insomnia and depression, and also to help calm my younger special needs son. I think it helps both of them in their own way. I diffuse bergamot during the day and Vetiver and lavender at night. I like the RMO quality of Vetiver. It is a much thicker oil and therefore somewhat challenging to dispense, but worth the patience in the end.
July 10, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Loved it.
A calming and relaxing scent.
July 7, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Thick is good! My sleep recipe
Perhaps a comment in RMO description would help those who are not prepared to wait for that thick golden drop. An option (other than to pop the drip cap and use an eye dropper, or warm the bottle which I don't want to do) is to make a 5ml blend of 3 oils. The other 2 oils will dilute the Vetiver and it will drip out just fine. For instance, a sleep aid mixture next to your bedside diffuser could be: 1 part Vetiver (it's potent) to 2 parts each of Lavender and Bergamot. Add 2 drops of the blend to the diffuser and add one drop of Roman Chamomile or Red Mandarin. I mix and match each night, sometimes using the other oils right from their bottles and omit the Vetiver. Nighty night.
June 15, 2018
Must have if staying focused is your purpose
Helped calm my daughter.
June 5, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
Great product
Very good quality oil
June 1, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
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I have never been able to get a single drop to come out of the bottle, please tell me how I can get it to come out? I'd really like to use it!
A shopper on May 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Many components play a part in the viscosity (thickness) of an oil. Because essential oils come from a variety of plants (flowers, leaves, herbs, grasses, tree barks, etc.), they differ in viscosity, scent, and color. Thicker oils typically come from the resin or root of the tree or are extracted with the cold press method. Some oils grow thicker and more potent as they age.

If you’re having problems with your oils dropping from the bottle, here are some quick tips:

1. These droppers also work best when held horizontally (to the side) instead of vertically (upside down).
2. Warm the bottle by holding in hands, placing in a bowl of warm water (to prevent damaging the label put the bottle in a ziplock bag before placing in water)
3. Widen the holes on the orifice reducer with a sterile pin
4. Take the orifice reducer off of the bottle and use a pipette.
Are your oils Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade (CPTG) essential oils? Do you conduct heavy metal and microbrial testing on your oils?
A shopper on Oct 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We do not use the term CPTG as this is specific to different companies. All of our essential oils are 100% pure, natural, therapeutic and organically grown. They are GMO-Free, GC/MS and Pesticide tested. For more information on the testing we conduct, please visit our quality page and our new USDA Organics.

https://www.rockymountainoils.com/we-promise/
https://www.rockymountainoils.com/quality/
https://www.rockymountainoils.com/organic-essential-oils/

Thanks!

-RMO Team
Love your Vetiver! Why do you not use a bottle with glass wand for ease of use? I just ordered a glass bottle and wand off ebay so I can enjoy this Vetiver which is impossible to get out of bottle ...and it is inconvenient to warm up the oil each time I want to use it.
Ash H on Aug 25, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We carry orifice reducing euro droppers that may help thicker oils to come out of the bottle. Unfortunately we don't carry glass wands at this time, however I will forward this information to upper management to be considered.

https://www.rockymountainoils.com/orifice-reducing-euro-dropper-pack-of-10.html

Thanks!
-RMO Team