Vetiver Essential Oil
Vetiver is a plant from Sri Lanka whose roots can reach 3 meters deep ! According to the Sri Lankan legend, it would thus draw the "life force" of the earth. Its essential oil with a woody scent is widely used in perfumery and helps to relax and de-stress and to and calm insomnia. Vetiver essential oil is highly concentrated in sesquiterpenes and sesquiterpenols which tone the venous walls and activate blood and lymphatic circulation. These properties are particularly helpful in the case of edema, varicose veins and phlebitis. You can massage your legs to improve their effects but be careful, phlebitis can be serious and massage not recommended, always seek advice from a health professional. Vetiver is endocrine rebalancing, stimulating the endocrine glands responsible for hormone production. It causes or promotes menstruation by stimulating blood flow in the uterus. Vetiver is an immunostimulant, increasing the body's defenses against pathogens agents, and anti-inflammatory, modulating the body's immune response to an attack suffered thanks to sesquiterpenes, thus limiting the redness and sensations of heat resulting from the inflammation. Be careful, this essential oil must be diluted in vegetable oil before skin application or with other essential oils before diffusion and it is reserved for adults and adolescents.