Vetiveria Zizanioides

Vetiveria Zizanioides (Vetiver Oil)

Vetiver Oil is obtained from Leaves and roots of Vetiver Zizanioides which is native to India. It is known for its use as fragrant oil and as traditional medicine since ancient times. In western and northern India, it’s popularly known as khus. It is also known as the ‘Oil of Tranquillity’ and ‘The fragrance of the Soil’ .


• Medicinal
• Perfumery
• Aromatherapy
• Cosmetic
• Ayurveda
• Food & Flavor
• Skin & Hair Care

Active Ingredients

The main chemical constituents of Vetiver Essential Oil are Sesquiterpene Hydrocarbons (Cadinene), Sesquiterpene Alcohol derivatives, (Vetiverol, Khusimol), Sesquiterpene Carbonyl derivatives (Vetivone, Khusimone), and Sesquiterpene Ester derivatives (Khusinol Acetate).

The main constituents that are known to influence the aroma are α-Vetivone, β-Vetivone, and Khusinol.

Our Strict QC regime ensures all our Products & batches strictly adhere to our self- quality control test parameters and assay protocol standardized by HPLC. Heavy Metals and Microbiological profile meets IP standards. This ensure highest purity product reaches our customers.

Pharmacological Activities

The health benefits of Vetiver essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an antibacterial, antibiotic, and Anti-viral .


FAMILY                              :         Poaceae

SCIENTIFIC NAME         :        Chrysopogon zizanioides

OTHER NAMES                :         Andropogon odoratus, Chiendent Odorant,

                                                       Khas-khas, Khus Khus

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN   :         India

COLOUR                            :         Brown & Reddish Green

ODOR                                 :         Woody

SOLUBILITY                     :         Soluble in Alcohol & Oil,

                                                      Insoluble in Water

EXTRACTION METHOD :        Steam Distillation

PARTS USED                     :        Roots


  • Bergamot
  • Clary Sage
  • Cypress
  • Frankincense Serrata
  • Helichrysum Italicum
  • Black Pepper
  • Rose Absolute
  • Lavender
  • Marjoram Sweet
  • Myrrh
  • Nutmeg
  • Patchouli
  • Sandalwood Australian
  • Turmeric CO2
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Health Benefits:

  • Stimulate circulation
  • Soothe feelings of anger, anxiety, exhaustion, irritability, and stress
  • Boost libido by reviving sensual desires
  • Facilitate the fading of scars and unwanted marks
  • Relief from various types of inflammation and stiffness
  • Rejuvenate the body and skin
  • Encourage the growth of new skin, thereby facilitating the healing of wounds


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  • Rao R.R., Suseela M.R. Vetiveria zizanioides(Linn.) Nash—A multipurpose eco-friendly grass of India. [(accessed on 19 April 2000)];Proc. Second Int. Conf. Vetiver Off. R. Dev. Proj. Board Bangk. 2000
  • Martinez, J.; Rosa, T.V.; Menut, C.; Leydet, A.; Brat, P.; Pallet, D.; Meireles, M.A. Valorization of Brazilian vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash ex Small) oil. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2004, 52, 6578–6584. [CrossRef]
  • Maffei M. Vetiveria. The Genus Vetiveria; Medicinal and Aromatic Plants-Industrial Profiles. Taylor and Francis; London, UK: New York, NY, USA: 2002. Introduction to the Genus Vetiveria
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