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’ .
• Food & Flavor
• Skin & Hair Care
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.