Vetiver is a perennial grass native to India and is popularly called as khus or Khus Khus. It grows up 1.5 mts in height, stems are tall & leaves are long, flowers are brownish purple; roots grow downward and are finely structured. vetiver propagates itself by small offsets. Vetiver plant helps to stabilize soil & protects against soil erosion. Vetiver is used in manufacturing of perfumes, creams & soaps.
Vetiver oil is obtained by steam distillation of the aromatic roots of vetiver grass.
It is viscous amber colored oil & its odor is woody.
The main chemical components are benzoic acid, vetiverol, furfurol, and b-vetivone, vetivene and vetivenyl vetivenate.
It blends well with grapefruit, jasmine, lavender & Ylang Ylang oil.
It is used in perfume industry.
It is used in manufacturing of room fresheners.
It is used in manufacturing of cosmetics, soaps & oils.
It is used as a flavoring agent in beverages, sorbets & food stuffs.
It provides relief from inflammation.
It is useful for eradication of scars & marks.
This oil stops growth of bacteria which causes sepsis.
It protects wounds & internal organs from sepsis.
It keeps metabolic system in order, & rejuvenates the body.
It boosts the immune system of body.
It is also beneficial for patients of rheumatism, arthritis, cracking of skin etc.
SAFETY & PRECAUTIONS
It is safe & Non Toxic.