Explore Vetiver Essential Oil, Vetiver Oil, and more!

Prima Fleur Vetiver Essential Oil [No. 218] is from Java, where the plant is called akar wangi, meaning “fragrant root.” Vetiver is employed in massage and aromatherapy for its grounding influence, to calm the central nervous system of one who feels “uprooted.”  Vetiver essential oil acts as a moisturizing humectant for dry, irritated skin and is found in cosmetics, soaps, and natural perfumes as a fixative.

Vetiver perfume ingredient, Vetiver fragrance and essential oils Vetiveria Zizanoid

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Opoponax, opopanax or sweet myrrh, a cousin of the healing Myrrh. Commonly known as: Opoponax, Bisabol-myrrh and Sweet myrrh Plant.

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Oakmoss, Treemoss and Chypre: you've come a long way baby!

IFRA compliant Oakmoss Absolute, also known by its French name “Mousse de Chêne”;  a must have for perfume artisans; is very tenacious and brings an exquisite depth of character to accords. Use as a superb base note fixative in masculine blends or for rounding out floral notes.

From Grasse, France, the perfume capital of the world, an exceptionally high quality IFRA compliant Oakmoss Absolute, also known by its French name “Mousse de Chêne”. Oakmoss Absolute is a must have for perfume artisans; is very tenacious

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Sample of dense vetiver roots

Antispasmodic, tonic, grounding, the essential oil extracted from the roots

Evening Primrose This useful, easy to grow back of border plant has lemon yellow flowers that open in early evening and close around mid-day.  The plant is edible root to top, with a pleasant mild lemon-pepper taste.  Medicinally, this is an important herb, with unique properties only found in a few other plants, providing well-documented relief for a wide variety of common ailments.

Herbal Remedies Chart ~ this is GREAT! it tells you what ailment, say 'bruises' for example, and gives you multiple herbs (and I'm guessing if it can be an essential oil, then that too) to help alleviate pain/symptoms.

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How to Plant Osmanthus Fragrans

Fragrant Tea Olive (Osmanthus fragrans: Sweet Osmanthus) "This isnt a flower you have to bury your nose in to smell. Some customers have said they can smell a row of Tea Olives from up to 100 feet away!

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JASMINE - Botanical name - Jasminum sambac (Arabian jasmine),  Jasminum grandiflorum (chameli , Spanish jasmine, Royal jasmine, Catalonian jasmine). The word “Jasmine” has Persian origins, Since recent times, Jasmine has been concluded as the "King of Oils" (Rose is the "Queen"). Apparently this is because Jasmine is the most masculine of all the floral oils. It is also interesting to note that it takes 8,000 carefully hand- picked blossoms to produce 1 gram (about 1 ml.) of Jasmine…

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