Kewda is a pandanus plant which is grows throughout the year and is distinguished with unique essence. Kewda is very common as for flavoring cuisine and some special food preparation. Hydrosol of Kewra is obtained from the leaves and flowers by steam distillation process. It is easily soluble in water and is colorless. It is easily available for flavoring food and comes in form of essence.
2phenyl ethyl methyl ether, 2phenyl ethyl alcohol
Basically the Kewda hydrosol is used for flavoring food and an essence, but it carries properties of antioxidant, anti allergic and antiviral. Antioxidant helps in uplifting the mood and bringing down the stress. It is used as in aromatherapy for rejuvenation and creating a peace in the stressed mind and soul. Its medicinal property makes it useful in making medicines in the pharmaceutical industries.
|Botonical Name||Pandanus Odoratissimus|
|Country of Origin||India|
|Color & Odor||Colorless to pale yellow|
|Extraction Method||Hydro Distillation|