Khus (Vetiver) Hydrosol


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 With : 


Blends well with Sandalwood oil


Uses & Benefits:


  • 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”.



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