Essential Oil Guide - V

Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia) has a rich, warm, sweet-vanilla aroma. It is comforting and relaxing and has a calming effect on the nervous system which may help relieve stress, anxiety, anger and restlessness. Vanilla has sedative properties that can soothe inflammation and hyperactivity in respiratory, circulatory, digestive, and nervous systems. As an antioxidant it is a wonderful addition to any daily skin regime. Vanilla is also thought of as an aphrodisiac.


Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanoides) has a rich, smoky, earthy aroma that's deeply relaxing and grounding. It's very calming in stressful situations and promotes meditation and sleep. Vetiver essential oil can help even skin tone, balance oily skin and reduce the appearance of scars, stretch marks and blemishes. It improves circulation, helping soothe muscular and joint stiffness, aches and pains. Vetiver helps support reproductive health and has traditionally been used as a natural insect repellent.