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Vetiver is a tall, tropical perennial grass which has been used in incense since ancient times.
Plant Family: Poaceae (Gramineae)
Synonyms: khus, khus khus, vetiveria, vetiver
Origin: Haiti, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Re’union, Vietnam and surrounding regions.
Primarily the roots of the plant are used, and they are often quite fragrant.
What Does Vetiver Incense Smell Like?
Vetiver smells earthy, sweet, exotic, and sometimes has a bit of a sour tinge.
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Metaphysical Meaning of Vetiver Incense
Elemental Symbolism: Earth
Astrological Symbolism: Capricorn
Planetary Symbolism: Earth