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Khus Hydrosol

Origin: North India

Botanical Name: Vetiveria zizanoides L

Family: Poaceae

Extraction Method: hydro distillation

Plant Part: Grass

Colour & Appearance: Light Yellow


Khus plant grows throughout the year and is not too tall in size and length. It grows like grass & is enriched with medicinal and herbal properties. This hydrosol is obtained by the steam distillation process from the leaves and flowers. It is soluble in water and insoluble in alcohol, so it is used in the flavoring of food and cuisine.

Shelf Life: 2 Years

Active constituents: Khus Oil, Benzoic Acid, Furfurol, Vetivene, Terpinene-4-ol, 5-epiprezizane, Khusimeme, A-murolene, Kh

Uses

  • Used in the food industry
  • Provides flavor in beverages and confectioners
  • Used in making traditional medicines
  • Aids in keeping stomach cool and healthy

Benefits

  • Treats inflammations in the nervous and circulatory system
  • Cures inflammation due to sunstrokes and dehydration
  • Helps the body to fight stress, headache, anxiety, and insomnia
  • Being a cooling agent, it brings down the body temperature in fever
  • It is widely used in the perfumery industry for its great fragrance
  • Removes excess oils from the face

Precautions:

  1. If pregnant or breast-feeding then consult a doctor.
  2. Avoid contact with eyes.
  3. Keep out of children’s reach.