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Essential Oils

Organic Vetiver essential oil

A true natural insecticide, this plant from subtropical regions grows in tall clumps of grass with long, tapering leaves. Its roots, which help to combat soil erosion, concentrate its precious aromatic molecules. Its essential oil is an essential base note in the development of the greatest perfumes. Amber in colour, it is characterised by woody, smoky and warm fragrances.

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We very much appreciate this Haitian origin, the most subtle of all. The root note is very present but is enriched with deep woody nuances that can also be found in Sandalwood.

Botanical family: Poaceae
Latin name: Vetiveria zizanoides
Origin: Haiti, certified ESR (Equitable, Solidarity, Responsible)
Cultivation: Controlled organic agriculture - Certysis control - BE1
Part used: Root
Production process: Steam distillation
Quality: 100% pure, natural, integral and chemotyped
Olfactory notes: woody, herbaceous, earthy

Sesquiterpenes: beta vetivene
Sesquiterpenols: khusimol, isovalencenol Sesquiterpenones: beta vetivone, alpha vetivone khusimol and alpha vetivone

  • Do not use during pregnancy or breastfeeding, or in children under 12 years of age.
  • Not for internal use. Potential oestrogen-like action.
  • As a precautionary measure, not recommended for use in cases of hormone-dependent pathology (mastosis, endometriosis, cancer).
  • Risk of allergy (limonene): take care not to overdose in mixtures. An elbow test is recommended prior to any skin application (min 48 hours before use).
  • Avoid contact with the eyes.
  • Keep out of reach of young children.
  • Store away from heat and light.

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