Khus, Herbal Plant


Botanical name : Chrysopogon zizanioides
English name : Vetiver
Vetiver is mainly cultivated for the fragrant essential oil distilled from its roots. Worldwide production is estimated at about 250 tons per annum (Lavania). Due to its excellent fixative properties, vetiver is used widely in high end perfumes. It is used in herbal cosmetics to give a natural perfume and cooling effect.

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