Botanical Name: Vetiveria zizanoides L
Common Name: Khus floral water, Vetiver floral water
CAS #: 8016-96-4
Plant Parts Used: Roots
Extraction Method: Hydro Distillation
Color & Odor: Colorless clear liquid with Characteristic rooty vetiver odor
Essential Oil Content: >0.025 %
Vetiver is a kind of perennial grass that grows up to 1.5 meters. It is thick, clumping and non- running grass that has deep, bulky and matting root system. Generally, Vetiver is known as Khus- Khus, Khas- khas, Botha grass or Aga Wangi.
Benzoic Acid, Furfurol, Vetivene, Terpinen-4-ol, 5-epiprezizane, Khusimeme, A-murolene, Khusimone, Calacorene, Beta-Humulene, a-longipinine
Blends well with Sandalwood oil
It is mainly used in Perfumery and aromatherapy applications.
It also has excellent fixative properties making them used widely in high end perfumes.
Further, it is also used in traditional medicines as well as for adding a pleasant aroma in the house which is commonly described as "cool" and "refreshing".