Vetiver roots from the miracle grass may help promote sleep, skin health, boost mood, and soothe anxiety. Vetiver root is a perennial densely tufted root containing sweet, pleasant, and earthy aroma with multipurpose uses from being a medicine, perfume, food & beverages flavor to an effective tool in combating soil erosion.
Vetiver is known by multiple names as Khas Khas or khus, vetivert, vatiivelu, Bala vala, etc. In some places in India, poppy seeds are also known as khus. But the two herbs vetiver and poppy seeds are different.
Indians were the first to recognize the aromatic, medicinal & environmental importance of vetiver. It’s found growing naturally in tropical climates in India. It is cool in nature.
Two different varieties of vetiver are found in India
1-Found in the north along the Indo-Gangetic plains and adjoining states like Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, etc.
2-Found south along the east & west coast of the Indian peninsula in the states like Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, etc. Of the two varieties, north India-produced thick roots is considered superior to south India-produced thin hairy roots.
SNAANA organically prepares vetiver water -Ark through the traditional technique of steam distillation which results in potent – therapeutic water quick & convenient to consume/apply & carry.
This steam-distilled vetiver water is 100% chemical & preservative-free.
vetiver water health benefits
- Body coolant – The water is cooling for the body bringing down the heat. It is helpful in summers and helps pacify pitta bodies.
- Reduce acidity – It is alkaline in nature and helps cool & calm the body thereby reducing the formation of acid, pitta in the body.
- Antioxidant boost – Vetiver is nutrient-rich hence is a body tonic that aids digestion, purifies the blood, calms the nausea feeling, provides relief from ulcer and acts as a stimulant.
- Aromatic – The aroma is very calming, grounding when inhaled. It soothes the mind, provides calmness, and deals with anxiety and related symptoms. In a way, it balances the body and mind. It helps provide better sleep.
- Skin & hair care – useful in skin conditions like dryness and itch. Helps improve complexion. Helps calm the skin and relieve burning and itch.
USE VETIVER WATER-ARK AS TEA DROPS
Add about 1-2 teaspoons or 10 -15 drops to a cup of warm/cool water or drink. And enjoy the nutrient-rich healthy tea. Vetiver water is water-soluble nutrient-rich water of vetiver roots. This simple, quick, and convenient way of making tea help you stick to the regular routine of drinking vetiver root herb tea at home and while you are on a trip.
The steam distilled water of Vetiver root only.
MAKING OF VETIVER WATER – ARK AT SNAANA
It takes a handful of tufted roots to produce a few drops of its water. Purely an ancient technique called steam distillation is practiced to ensure zero chemicals and zero preservatives are used. Pure steam distilled water is best preferred to eat and apply for the desired benefits.
Use it to make vetiver herb green tea.
Use it as medicine the same dosage as mentioned in green tea 3-4 times a day. Use it regularly/religiously depending upon the need to seek relief. Or use it under the guidance of an ayurvedic practitioner.
Use it as a face toner and use it on the skin after a proper cleanse every morning and evening to fill the skin pores. This helps in tightening the skin pores making the skin firm. It is suitable for intense dry, dry and normal skin. It is very good for aging skin that suffers concerns like pigmentation, age spots, aging, etc. The water can be used directly on the skin without diluting it.
Use it in a diffuser – add vetiver water without diluting it to the diffuser cap. Turn it on for a mild soothing aroma. The mild earthy aroma is very soothing, cooling, and calming to mind and body.
Use it as a flavor to add taste and aroma to the food- sweets like kheer, jalebi, cakes, etc. or add to beverages of your choice. It makes up a super summer cooling drink.
Care for the Product
Use the product within 2 months of opening the pack. Use it regularly to feel the benefits of using vetiver herb water.
Apart from the amber color mist bottle – keep other sized bottles in the refrigerator. Always close the lid tight immediately after use as the product is 100% free from chemicals and preservatives hence proper care is needed.
Please do not use the product if you are allergic to Vetiver. Though the product is absolutely free from chemicals and preservatives, we suggest you to do a patch/intake test before using it as a regular product.