Vetiver- its different uses:
Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanoides) is a wild grass with long thin leaves, originated in India. Generally it can be found in Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, java and Haiti. It prevents soil erosion. In India Vetiver oil is well known as Khus or Khas.
Vetiver is well known for its excellent healing property. According to ayurveda the root and oil are used for curing muscular aches, arthritis, heat attack and fever. It has many uses in modern aromatherapy. Vetiver essential oil has deep, sweet, woody, smoky odors and used in making perfumes, soaps etc. It can strengthen the red blood cells and promote oxygen. It is also very useful for many skin ailments. It prevents acne and used for healing cuts. Vetiver is considered to be an effective element on sensitive and older skin.