Vetiver skin benefits: Vetiver (khus khus) is a perennial grass of the family Poacea. Any plant that persists for several years usually with new herbaceous growth from a part that survives from season to season is called perennial. Vetiver grows in Tropical Asia and has been introduced to the tropics of both hemispheres. The height of this grass can go up to 5 feet.
Vetiver has a fragrance like fragrant grasses like lemongrass and citronella. This has an earthy woody scent somewhat resembling to warm uncut grass. Vetiver roots have oil in it which we often use in aromatherapy, perfumes, creams, and soaps as well.
We call Vetiver Khus khus in Hindi it has cooling properties as well.
You can try our Mango, Cocoa Butter & Rose Mary oil exotic bath soap
Basically, vetiver oil and vetiver roots are used on the skin for amazing benefits
For skin inflammation
Vetiver has cooling properties and this can be a boon for people with sensitive skin. Mix 1 tablespoon vetiver root powder with rose water and apply on face. Vetiver treats inflammation & improves skin tone
For Antiseptic properties
The vetiver root extract has an antiseptic and anti-microbial property that helps in getting rid of acne and pimples. It clears the skin, giving it a fresh and rejuvenated look.
For younger-looking skin
Vetiver oil plays a major role in reducing wrinkles and blemishes. It helps in tightening firming skin, which gives you a youthful look. Massage your face, neck with vetiver oil every day when you go to bed for amazing results.
For skin protection
The root extract of vetiver is loaded with antioxidants that help our skin to fight signs of aging. It shields our skin from various environmental factors. Apply a face pack made of vetiver root powder and use this mask thrice a week.
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops from pigment-containing cells known as melanocytes. The essential oil from Vetiveria zizanioides has potential to treat melanogenesis in melanoma cells. Massage a few drops of vetiver oil on the skin for effective treatment.
For scar removal
Vetiver oil is known to have healing properties because of its ability to lift scars, heal wounds by replacing the damaged skin cells with new healthy cells. Use equal parts of grapefruit with vetiver essential oils (generally 12 drops all together), two teaspoons of rose water, and one teaspoon of lemon juice. We can do this scar removal treatment twice a day.
For skin toning
We can use vetiver as a toner to instantly freshen up your skin in this hot and humid weather. It’s fresh, soothing fragrance helps in calming down your skin on a stressful day. To make a vetiver toner all you need is vetiver roots, some lemon slices, and water. Pour boiling water in a pan and add cool water to it, place roots and lemon slices into it. Leave it for a few hours. Strain and store this solution in a spray bottle. This is an excellent toner.
As a body scrub
The roots of vetiver have amazing exfoliating properties. Soak these roots in water for 15 minutes, now use on the body in a circular motion. This will remove dead skin cells and restore nice healthy glow.
these are some benefits of vetiver. Incorporate this beneficial grass in your daily routine for an amazing skin.