Khus Attar is derived from the roots of vetiver grass. Vetiver grass is a tropical plant which nurtures automatically. It appears in a dense cluster and grows fast through tillering. It grows up to the height of 50-150 cm. Leaves of this grass are of 75 cm in length and 8 mm breadth.
Vetiver grass has a thick root system that helps them to endure harsh weather conditions. It maintains soil moisture and soil surface hence ideal for cultivating economic crops.
Botonical Name : Vetivera Zinanoides
CAS # : 8016-96-4
Country of Origin : India
Color & Odor : Brown to brown-red with sweet wood odor
Solubility : in alcohol ( 95%)
Specific Gravity : 0.992-1.042 @ 25C
Optical Rotation : [a]D20 +15 to +45°.
Refractive Index : 1.521 – 1.531 @ 20 C
Flash Point : 93˚ C (200˚F)
Extraction Method : N/A