Article Index
1. Botany & Varieties
2. Vetiver types
3. Chemical Constituents
4. Medicinal Properties & Use
5. Soil & Climate
6. Propagation
7. Planting & Aftercare
8. Pest & Diseases
9. Harvest & Processing
Vetiver Cultivation in Sandy Tracts
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Chemical constituent

Vetiver roots contain a fragrant oil, considered as one of the finest aromatic oils. It is light brown to deep brown in colour.
Oil content  of  root - 0.5% to  1.5%

Chemical constituents:  Vetiverol, vetiverone and vetiveryl acetate

Oil is a high grade fixative and blends well with essential oils of sandal wood, lavender, patchouli , rose etc.