Vetiver Essential Oil
  • Vetiver Essential Oil
  • Vetiver Essential Oil Organic
$ 9.75

The Story

Vetiver: Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash

Why vetiver?  Vetiver roots have been used in the East to scent linens and clothes for many years. The essential oil, found within the root tissues, has a sweet, woody, and earthy aroma reminiscent of patchouli, only richer. As such, it is a wonderful fixative and blends well with many essential oils used in perfumery for men and women. Plus, some people find vetiver’s complex aroma helps with concentration and focus—an added perk!

Quality Assured: Our vetiver essential oil is responsibly sourced from India. The essential oil is steam distilled from the roots of the vetiver plants that were grown using organic principles. Every batch of oil is produced without the use of genetic engineering, artificial fertilizers, or pesticides. Additionally, our expert aromatherapists here at the Apothecary Shoppe personally assess all of our oils—using touch, taste, smell, and lab analyses—to ensure that your essential oil is suitable for use and entirely free of adulterants.

Download independent third-party lab reports including GC/MS and pesticide testing results for the current lot click here for the pesticide report, and GC/MS report; results include a comparative analysis with ISO and the Pharmacopeia when available. If you have a different lot number, please contact

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How to Use

Benefits: Vetiver aromatherapy essential oil makes a rich, complex addition to perfumes and DIY skincare preparations.

Regulatory Status: Vetiver essential oil is not listed on the FDA Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) list.

Oils That Blend Well With Vetiver:

  • bay Laurus nobilis leaf
  • black pepper Piper nigrum
  • cassia Cinnamomum aromaticum
  • Atlas cedarwood Cedrus atlantica
  • cinnamon Cinnamomum zeylanicum
  • clary sage Salvia sclarea
  • ginger Zingiber officinale
  • juniper Juniperus communis
  • jasmine Jasminum grandiflorum
  • lavender Lavandula angustifolia
  • nutmeg Myristica fragrans
  • oakmoss Evernia prunastri
  • patchouli Pogostemon cablin
  • rose Rosa damascena
  • sandalwood Santalum album
  • violet Viola odorata
  • ylang ylang Cananga odorata var. genuina




Copaiba balsam Copaifera officinalis oil: 10 drops

Black pepper Piper nigrum oil: 10 drops

Sandalwood Santalum album oil: 1 drop

Vetiver Vetiveria zizanioides oil: 1 drop

Alcohol: 1 tablespoon

Filtered water: To fill bottle

Add essential oils and alcohol to a two-ounce spray bottle and shake well. Add filtered water to fill bottle and shake again. Spray upward into the air as a room freshener or use as a natural body spray.

Don't want to purchase each oil in this blend separately? No worries! We built the aroma base for you! Check out The Naturalist: A Men's Fragrance Blend at the Apothecary Shoppe.

Want to learn more about vetiver oil and other exotic oils from the spice islands? Check out this free eBook:

For California Residents:

WARNING: This product may contain a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to:

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