Vetivier oil, also known as the oil of tranquility is known for its soothing and uplifting effects that help cool the body. The oil is thus widely used in hot tropical and arid parts of Southeast Asia, Africa and South Asia where it is considered to be sacred. The oil also has a range of protective and healing effects owing to which it has a wide range of uses including heat strokes, skin disorders and other muscular & joint related issues. The oil is thus perfect to revitalize a tired body and boosts energy owing to which it is used for the treatment of ADD, ADHD, and Insomnia as well as to enhance Libido.
Uses Of Vetiver Oil
- A great Antioxidant: Oxidation is a process of cells getting damaged which can be reduced by making use of this oil. The oxidative damage caused due to free radicals can be reduced by a great extent by using Vetiver Oil. Use of antioxidants helps slow ageing, increase lifespan and reduce the risk of cancer.
- Perfect for scar removal: Vetiver oil has got a healing as well as regenerative property that makes it suitable for scar removal. This rejuvenating property also makes it preferable for the treatment of numerous skin disorders such as acne, cracks, pox, etc. The oil is also popular among new mothers who wish to reduce stretch marks caused due to childbirth.
- Treatment Of ADHD &ADD: When tested upon children suffering from ADD and ADHD vetivier oil resulted in a 100 percent increment in performance during the “Scattered” state and resulted in improved concentration, increased patience, etc.
- Termite Repellant: Among the essential oils that are known to have the ability to repel termites that can end up ruining any and all furniture and other wood products within a home, Vetiver oil is the most effective. As an added advantage the oil is also capable of repelling mosquito larvae and thus prevents various diseases caused by the insect.
Adding a few drops of Vetiver oil in bath water helps cool down the body and has a number of calming effects that help combat insomnia. The fragrance of the oil can help soothe your mind and body and thus using a couple of drops on the wrists and or neck can be very effective. Combining with jojoba oil can help cleanse the skin and keep it moisturized.