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  Vetiver, Madagascar
Vetiveria zizanioides, hydro-distilled from roots, Madagascar
- Private Reserve
- grounding and balancing
- relaxing, mildly sedative, useful for stress
- anorexia
- stimulates red blood cell production
- useful for aches and pains
- treat both oily and dry skin


You all know that recently we had a small amount of an Indonesian Vetiver that was simply exquisite. There was not nearly enough available, but we bought all there was...and sold every drop within a few weeks.  Later samples from that supplier were a disapointment, and we assumed that our quest for "the perfect vetiver" was bound for disappointment.

Low and behold, a new supplier sent us a sample of Vetiver grown and produced in Madagascar that simply blew both Jim and I away.   Because there is so much adulteration in the world's Vetiver market of course we had it tested.  YES!  Pure, as it should be.  And this time we ordered lots!  For all you Vetiver lovers who missed out on our Indonesian, this is your answer, our gift to you.  A vetiver worthy of being in our "Special Reserve" collection.

Of our three Vetivers this is aromatically the most complex. 

Of our three current Vetiver offerings, the Haitian is lightest and sweetest... although still grounding, the Indian is, I think, in the middle, deeper and darker, aromatically. This new Madagascar Vetiver is deep, dark, complex, with a mystery at its core.  It is freshly distilled (January, 2019) with a long shelf life. I hope I have the foresight to put some aside and watch how it matures over time.

I love Vetiver—the honeyed sweetness of its scent, and the grounding effect it has when my mind is scattered.

Emotionally, Vetiver is very grounding and balancing; I value it for this. Vetiver is a key ingredient in our anti-anxiety blend, Reunité. It is also very relaxing, a mild sedative, useful for stress I would not be without it, and use it daily blended with Neroli, Petitgrain, and a touch of Citrus.

I’ve seen Vetiver recommended in treatments for anorexia; and have read that it stimulates production of red blood cells and that it is useful for “aches and pains.” It balances sebum production, so is useful in treating both oily and dry skin.

Vetiver is far too thick to come out of the largest orifice reducers we have. When you receive a bottle of it, you will need to remove the reducer and pipette or pour the oil out. Be sure to replace the reducer when you’re done as it creates a seal between the bottle and cap.

SHELF LIFE: Approximately 5 to 8 years after you open the bottle.  Storing in the dark, refrigerated, and decanting half full bottles into smaller, full bottles will extend shelf life. (This is the official estimate.  Our experience shows that with proper storage it could be much longer.)


Batch No. MA-58892


BLENDS WITH: All our Vetiver oils blend beautifully with Jasmine, Neroli, Orange, Patchouli, Petitgrain, and Rose. They are perfect in any blend that needs a sweet base note to anchor it.

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