Vetiver oil has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. The health benefits of Vetiver Essential Oil can be attributed to its incredible properties as an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, cicatrisant, nervine, sedative, tonic and vulnerary substance. Vetiver oil is distilled from the plant’s roots, and it has over 100 components. The miraculous compounds of vetiver are khusimene, delta-selinene, beta-vetivenene, cyclocopacamphan-12-ol (epimers A and B), vetiselinenol, khusimol, isovalencenol, khusimone, alpha-vetivone and beta-vetivone.
Recent studies credit vetiver oil for helping with symptoms of ADHD and ADD.