Vetiver - Ruh Khus

Vetiver - North India (Ruh Khus)


Vetiver essential oil or Ruh Khus is produced through the distillation of the root part of the plant (vetiver grass). The north Indian species is called as Vetiveria zizanioides.

Vetiveria zizanioides is a perennial bunchgrass native to India.

The plant and its essential oil has many benefits and is used specially by many people in India for medical benefits, sherbet drink, cooling purposes and of course, for perfumery.

Indicana Oud brings to you the best vetiver essential oil that you can get from India! Hydro-distilled in Kannauj by our good friend whose family has been working on essential oils and attars since more than a 100 years now!


This essential oil was distilled in the year 2020. With 4 years of aging it has become strong, rounded and very thick. A tiny dot on your finger is enough to last whole day!

Top notes - Starts with green, minty notes which is almost medicinal in character.

Middle notes - Becomes earthy, viscous and rounded, green fresh grass.

Basenotes - Deep woody and earthy yet retaining its green minty character in the background.

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