A dark brown, olive or amber viscous oil with a deep smoky, earth-woody odour with a sweet persistent undertone. The color and scent can vary according to the source - Angola produces a very pale oil with a dry-woody odour. It blends well with sandalwood, rose, violet, jasmine, opopananx, patchouli, oakmoss, lavander, clary sage, mimose, cassia and ylang ylang.
A tall, tufted, perennial, scented grass, with a straight stem, long narrow leaves and an abundant complex lacework of underground white rootlets.
Vetivert root is burned to overcome evil spells. It is also used in money spells and mixtures, placed in the cash register to increase business, carried to attract luck and burned in anti-theft incenses.
- Gender: feminine
- Planet: Saturn
- Element: Earth
Vetivert is a scented grass native to Southeast Asia and botanically related to lemongrass and citronella, although it smells nothing like them. It has no aromatherapy uses but is used as a fixative and fragrance in cosmetic and perfume work.
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