100% Pure Dried Vetiver Roots (Khus Roots)

HOW TO USE VETIVER (KHUS) ROOTS – Vetiver is such a versatile product that it should be a staple in every home, as it can be used in a variety of ways and for so many different problems


Vetiver Tea Method – simply put a small handful of roots into a cup, pour boiling water and leave to infuse for a few minutes. Add a slice of lemon, lime or ginger to taste. Find a comfortable chair to sit in and just inhale the wonderful earthy aromas, which will calm and soothe. Drinking the tea will not only help alleviate stress, anxiety and insomnia but will boost your immune system and improve your digestion as it has does for hundreds of years


You can drink the tea cold or as a frappe adding ice-cubes, this is especially useful during hot weather or if experiencing a hot flush. Vetiver tea is prized in Ayurvedic medicine to cool, calm and refresh the body




Family: Orchidaceae

Synonyms: Bourbon vanilla (from Madagascar and La Réunion)

Origin: native to Central and South America and Mexico, now cultivated in Madagascar (the largest producer by far), the West Indies, La Réunion, Tahiti, Java, Seychelles, etc.

Parts Used: fruits (pods)

Aroma Description: rich, sweet

Cosmetic Uses: perfumery, aromatherapy; used in potpourris, candles, room fragrances, etc.

Culinary Uses: used to flavor ice cream, chocolate, yogurt, desserts, syrups, cakes, candy, cereals, soft drinks, liqueurs (Galliano), fruits, tobacco, etc.

Medicinal Attributes: improves digestion

Essential Oil: Yes; absolutes, extracts, resinoids and tinctures are all manufactured, though are often adulterated and do not share the full aromatic qualities of the ripen fruits. A far inferior synthetic vanillin is often used in the perfumery and flavorings trades.

Mixes Well With: benzoincassiacinnamonclovescopal-blackmugwortnutmegopoponaxpalo santo woodsandalwoodstoraxsweetgrasstolu balsamtonka beansvetiver, copaiba and Peru balsams, etc.

Medical Disclaimer: Information on this web site is for entertainment purposes only. This information is NOT intended as medical advice, or for use as diagnosis or treatment of a health problem, or as a substitute for consulting a licensed medical professional.

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