We've had the pleasure yet again to work with the wonderfully talented photographer, Rachel Topham, to bring our lush, dark botanical vision come to fruition. Here are a few of my favourite shots. We also had fun with a bright graphic series that I'm really excited to share. Coming soon : )
VETIVER : THE ANCIENT ROOT THAT BALANCES THE SKIN & THE AURA
STORY Vetiver essential oil has been used in perfumery throughout the ages and is known as the "oil of tranquility" for it's calming properties. It is distilled from the roots of a grass native to India. It is also said to be cleanse the aura - the energy field around the body - and to strengthen the auric shield. The older the root, the better the fragrance, which may explain the reason for its musky scent.
SCENT Musk, earth, smoke, deep and round
AROMATHERAPY PROPERTIES Grounding and has a balancing effect on the nervous system.
EFFECT ON SKIN The anti-inflammatory properties can be helpful for preventing acne and and balancing oily skin.
MEDICINE Vetiver is known for it’s anti-inflammatory properties and traditionally used for arthritic symptoms.
'The Directory of Essential Oils', Wanda Sellar
'Essential Oils: Desk Reference', Third Edition, Compiled by the Essential Science Publishing