Vetiver oil is commonly known as Khus. The hydrosol of vetiver is obtained by the hydro distillation process from the roots of the vetiver plant. It is a green plant, having grass like sharp leaves and gives a strong aroma and fragrance. It has a similar fragrance like smoky aroma and is used in many purposes like in the perfumery industry and adding smoky fragrance into any product.
Ylang Ylang, lavender, rosemary
The vetiver hydrosol is used in perfumery industries as well as Ayurvedic medicines. It has a high note fragrance which is used in sprays and perfumes. As in herbal and medicinal property, it is noted as antiseptic, and used for treatment of cut, wound, and injury. As in aromatherapy it is used for skin and beauty treatment. It helps in rejuvenation of skin and anti ageing cells.
|Botonical Name||Vetiveria Zizanoides|
|Country of Origin||India|
|Color & Odor||Brown to brown-red with sweet wood odor|
|Solubility||in alcohol ( 95%|
|Specific Gravity||0.992-1.042 @ 25oC|
|Optical Rotation||D20 +15 to +45oC|
|Refractive Index||1.521 - 1.531 20oC|
|Flash Point||93oC (200oF)|
|Major Constituents||vetiverone, vetiverol, vitivene and cadinene|
|Extraction Method||Solvent Extraction|