Vetiver (Khus) Essential Oil


Vetiver oil, also known as khus oil, is an essential oil derived from the roots of the vetiver plant (Vetiveria zizanioides). It has been used for centuries in traditional medicine and perfumery, and it offers a variety of potential benefits. Here are some of the key benefits of vetiver oil:

Relaxation and Stress Reduction: Vetiver oil is renowned for its calming and grounding properties. It is often used in aromatherapy to reduce stress, anxiety, and promote relaxation. The aroma of vetiver can help soothe the mind and improve sleep quality.

Sleep Aid: Due to its calming effects, vetiver oil is used as a natural remedy for insomnia and sleep disturbances. It can be diffused in the bedroom or applied topically (diluted with a carrier oil) to the soles of the feet or pulse points to promote better sleep.

Anxiety and Depression: Vetiver oil may help alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression. It can be used in aromatherapy or diluted and applied to the skin to uplift mood and reduce feelings of unease.

Skin Health: Vetiver oil has antiseptic properties and can be used topically to treat minor cuts, scrapes, and insect bites. It is also used in skincare products to promote skin regeneration and balance oil production.

Immune Support: Some people use vetiver oil to support their immune system. Its antimicrobial properties may help protect against infections, and it can be used in diffusers to purify the air.

Focus and Concentration: Vetiver oil is believed to enhance mental clarity and concentration. It is often used during meditation or as a study aid.

Pain Relief: Vetiver oil may have analgesic properties and can be used topically to alleviate muscle and joint pain. It should be diluted with a carrier oil before application.

Anti-Inflammatory: Vetiver oil has anti-inflammatory properties, and it can be used to soothe inflammation associated with conditions like arthritis.

Antioxidant Properties: Vetiver oil contains antioxidants that can help protect the body from oxidative stress and free radical damage.

Aphrodisiac: In some cultures, vetiver oil is considered an aphrodisiac and is used to enhance romantic and sexual experiences.

Perfumery: Vetiver oil is a popular ingredient in perfumes and colognes due to its earthy, woody, and musky scent. It is often used as a base note to anchor and enhance the fragrance of other essential oils.


For Aromatherapy and topical use. Dilute up to 5% with a carrier oil before use on skin.


Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and heat. Keep out of reach of children. Do not ingest and avoid contact with eyes. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Vadik Herbs products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Gabriel Ortiz

Vetiver is a cooling essential oil and helps reduce my anxiety. I feel calmer after using it in aromatherapy. However, keep in mind that effects may vary for each individual

Matias Taylor

This Vetiver essential oil helps me feel more relaxed but the effect is not always consistent. Sometimes it helps reduce anxiety, but sometimes it doesn't

Nora Newman

I tried this vetiver essential oil for anxiety relief and it worked quite well. Its fresh scent helps me feel calmer. However, the effectiveness may vary from person to person

Amora Newman

This vetiver essential oil helps me sleep well. I mix it with a carrier oil and rub it on my wrists before bed. The fresh scent makes me feel more relaxed

Peter Evans

I'm so happy to have found this Vetiver essential oil. This effectively helps me reduce my anxiety. The fresh scent is very pleasant and helps me sleep better