Botanical Name : VETIVERIA ZIZANOIDES
Family Name : POACEAE
Common Name : VETIVER, KHAS-KHAS
Parts used : roots, oil
Habitat : Cultivated in plains and low hills
Uses : Vetiver root is cooling, refrigerent, diuretic, stimulant and tonic. Benzoin presnt in the roots helps in curing headaces. Vetiver il is very usefull in skin healing, this oil repels insects and reduces stress and tension. It is rich, earthy,woody and sweet. Vetiver oil is used extensively in perfumery for its fixative effects and its fragrance.
Vetiver roots are used to make brushes for natural cleansing of the body, utensils and applying aroma oils.
Parts offered : Vetiver roots, vetiver oil