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Vetiver

  • India
  • Organic
  • Essential oil

Vetiveria zizanioides

Commercial name: Organic Essential Oil of Vetiver
Botanical name: Vetiveria zizanioides
Origin: India
Processing method: Steam distillation of the dried roots.
Organic status: EU and NOP

INCI name: Vetiveria Zizanioides Root Oil
EINECS-CAS: 84238-29-9
Alternative CAS: 8016-96-4
EC: 284-490-8

Odour: Deep smokey earthy-woody odour with a sweet undertone
Appearance: Amber to deep reddish-brown viscous liquid

Relative density (20°C): 0.984 to 1.020
Refractive index (20°C): 1.515 to 1.529
Optical rotation (20°C): +13° to +35°
Flash point: 100°C

Khusimol: 9% to 22%
Isovalencenol: 4% to 14%
Beta-Vetivenene: 0% to 8%
Alpha-Vetivone: 2% to 7%
Beta-Vetivone: 1% to 6%

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