How does Vetiver work?

Vetiver contains an oil which repels insects. It is not known how vetiver might work for medicinal uses.

Are there safety concerns?

Vetiver is possibly safe when used as a medicine, but the potential side effects are not known.

Do not use vetiver if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Vetiver.

The appropriate dose of vetiver depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for vetiver. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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