Warm, calming or earthy essential oils are the most suitable for vata. These include camphor (which can be an irritant, Cool fade haircuts for white guys so do test yourself for sensitivity first), eucalyptus, ginger, sandalwood and jatamansi (a spikenard species from India).
A warm, friendly and relaxing colour ochre is good at drawing the energy down, right through the system, helping the vata individual to feel much more solid and steady.
A solid, reliable colour brown helps to ground the vata type, stabilizing any tendency to flightiness. It is also good at holding the emotions in place; it consolidates and aids concentration.
A warming, enlivening colour, yellow is linked to the mind and intellect. It helps to keep the vata mentality alert by focusing the mind, and calming any rising emotions.