New oils at Vetiver!•
Posted on May 24 2018
Greetings Vetiver Fans!
Hello again everyone! I do apologize for it's been a while since we have reached out to our favorite subscribers. The first part of this year I was battling illness. However, now I am on the mend and am looking forward to showing you all the new things we have here at Vetiver:
- Bulk oils are in the process of being merged with their main oil pages. They will no longer be separate and coupons can once again be used to purchase them.
- Our main menu has changed for the Perfume ingredients. Select fragrance notes to see all the oils. Or if you prefer you can now "Shop by" best sellers, oil type (essential or fragrance oil), perfume note (top, heart and bottom), or scent family (efflorescent, fruitaceous, gourmand, verdant, terrestrial, arboraceous).
- We have 7 new oils in stock! If you'd like to try them all, for a limited time you can purchase our New Oil Sampler and get them all for 10% off! Here is our new additions:
1. Douglas Fir [Essential Oil, Heart Note, Arboraceous Family]
Douglas-Fir has a beautiful light note, and although not really from the fir tree family, this evergreen is sure to win your heart. There is an old tale of a mouse seeking refuge inside it's pine cone, so this hearty oil is often used in protection rituals. Native Hawaiians used to build double hulled canoes, called waʻa kaulua, from coastal logs that had drifted ashore the island. In modern times, people often seek out this tree as decoration for Christmas celebrations. Douglas firs have great medicinal properties and is used to treat the common cold, asthma, headaches, and arthritis.
2. Lavender [Essential Oil, Heart Note, Efflorescent Family]
This scent is said to calm untamed lions and tigers. A favorite of Queen Elizabeth, she infused her tea with lavender as well as wore its oil as a perfume. When given as a gift, lavender flowers represent purity and luck. It was believed that lavender placed at the entrance of a home or in a keyhole would repel ghosts and protect against the evil eye. Lavender naturally deters fleas and moths. When used in aromatherapy, it calms the mind and soothes the body by promoting deep sleep and relaxation.
3. Lemon [Essential Oil, Top Note, Fruitaceous Family]
When life hands you lemons what do you do? Make perfume! This sour yellow fruit is loved for both its culinary and cleaning uses. Although its origin is unknown, once it was found and cultivated it was well used and loved. Smelling lemon relaxes the mind and body, and it is a great deodorizer. Served hot with a bit of honey, lemon water is a traditional remedy for all manner of colds, fevers, sore throats and general congestion. Its used in a wide variety of baked dishes and as a summertime refreshment. Lemon juice can be used to make invisible ink, and when you attach electrodes to the fruit it can even create a battery!
4. Mango [Fragrance Oil, Heart Note, Fruitaceous Family]
Known as the King of Fruits, the mango has long been a symbol of life and happiness. It is said that Buddha himself rested and meditated with his fellow monks in the peaceful tranquility of lush mango groves. In Sanskrit poetry, mangos are also referred to as the kalpavriksha, “the wish-granting trees.” Hung at the front door of your home,they will bring luck and prosperity to all that reside within. Mangos are packed with powerful, healthy nutrients that relieve stress, and promote healthy digestion. Plus they taste delicious which is probably why they are the national fruit of India, Pakistan, and the Philippines.
5. Orange [Essential Oil, Top Note, Fruitaceous Family]
Orange trees are the most cultivated trees in the entire world. The sweet orange as we know it today isn't a wild creation, but rather a cross between a mandarin orange and a pomelo. However, according to Greek myth, for Zeus’s wedding, Juno had orange trees in her dowry. Zeus kept them in a secret garden, that only Hercules was able to reach and it was his son brought this unknown fruit to humans. Orange is loved for both its juicy flavor and citrus scent. It is said to help boost the immune system, rejuvenate the skin with vitamin C & antioxidants, and kill pathogens. This popular fruit is also known to reduce stress and enhance your mood.
6. Peppermint [Essential Oil, Top Note, Gourmand Family]
Peppermint is the love child of spearmint and watermint plant. A jar of this leafy herb kept in the house freshens the air and keeps flies and mice away. We all know the value of using mint as a breath freshener, but Peppermint also has a long history as a digestive tonic as it relieves nausea and stomach cramps. Peppermint can be applied directly to bee stings, burns, and even toothaches to relieve pain. When used as an infusion or compress it can relieve headaches. Dried peppermint leaves were even found in Egyptian pyramids dating back to 1000 b.c.
7. Tea Tree [Essential Oil, Heart Note, Gourmand Family]
The narrow-leafed paper bark Tea Tree is one member of an extensive botanical family, the Myrtaceae, found only in Australia. The aboriginal people from New South Wales used a crushed tea-tree leaves to make a paste to heal wounds. Tea tree has strong antiseptic properties is a strengthening, medicinal oil. It is often used to treat a wide variety of external fungal and bacterial infections. Tea tree oil is poisonous when taken internally. Spiritually, it can be used to cleanse the aura, purify the soul and clarify the mind.
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