The vetiver essential oil is extracted from vetivert and it is also known as khus khus. This is a wonderful essential oil having a very positive impact on the body and mind and is also used for various medicinal purposes. The oil has got the earthy and musty smell and it resembles the smell of the damp forest floor. In color, it resembles like that of amber or olive. The vetiver is a scented grass with narrow leaves and it has got the underground white roots. One can get this oil both online as well as offline in the bottles of various sizes. This oil is extracted from the soaked roots by the process called team distillation.
Constituents of the oil
One of the prime constituents of the oil is the benzoic acid.
This blends nice with jasmine and lavender oil.
|Product Code||SVA - 222|
|Botanical Name||Vetiveria Zizanoides|
|Solubility||Insoluble in Water, Soluble in Oils|
|Methods of Extraction||Steam Distillation|
|Optical Rotation||+14º 10` TO +25º|
|Color & Odor||Amber colour to Grayish Brown, Olive Brown to Dark Brown colour & sweet & very heavy woody earthy reminiscent of roots Odor|
|Country of Origin||India|
|Refractive Index||1.5210 – 1.5300|
|Specific Gravity||0.986 – 1.011|
|Major Constituents||Coumarin, Beta – Vetivone, Alpha – Vetivone, Vetiverol.|
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