The offered Vetiver Root Oil is distilled from the vetiver plants roots, which are aged before being soaked in water. The highly concentrated oil that is released is then skimmed off the top of the water. Its used in holistic practice for its soothing, grounding capabilities. Vetiver oil is composed of multiple sesquiterpenes, giving Vetiver oil a grounding effect on emotions. It is a volatile oil obtained from the dried roots of Vetiveriazizanoides. The Vetiver Root Oil is very safe and effective.