Vetiver Zizanoides Root Extract


Fragrance Synthetic and Natural

No known benefits

Vetiver Zizanoides Root Extract description

May offer some beneficial properties but can also be a skin sensitizer due to fragrant components (depending on which part of the plant was used). Vetiver oil contains a high level of volatile fragrance components than the extract form.

Vetiver Zizanoides Root Extract references

  • Applied Microbiology, June 1999, pages 985-990

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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