The Meaning & Benefits of Vetiver Incense

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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.

This scent is good in combination with aloeswood, benzoin, cedar, musk, patchouli, sandalwood, spikenard, tonka beans, and vanilla.

If you’re looking for a good vetiver incense stick, we recommend these.

Metaphysical Meaning of Vetiver Incense

Elemental Symbolism: Earth

Astrological Symbolism: Capricorn

Planetary Symbolism: Earth

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