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Ruh Khus Attar (Vetiver)

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  • Pure and certified Rooh khus attar
  • 100% free from alcohol
  • Botanical Name: Vetiveria zizanoides
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Manufactured using traditional Deg-Bhapka method
  • Very unique and long lasting attar
  • Origin: Kannauj (U.P.), India
  • Perfumery Note: Base note
  • Odor: Rich, sweet, earthy, root-like, deep woody
  • Strength: Strong in beginning after applying, turns into soothing after sometime
  • Dry-out: Warm, spicy
  • Best Season to use: Can be used in all seasons including summer, winter or monsoon
  • Blends Well With: Ylang-ylang essential oil, sandalwood oil, clary sage oil, patchouli
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“Vetiver blinds, that lend
To burning summer noons
The scented chill
Of winter nights.”

– Bihari (1595-1664)

Ruh Khus attar or Khus absolute is produced through the distillation of the root part of the plant (vetiver grass). The roots of vetiver being a plant possess one of the most exotic aromas imaginable; a unique earthy fragrance which has captured the imagination of people for centuries.

The oil of Khus/Vetiver is also referred as “Oil of Tranquillity” in India and one of the favorite ancient attars from the centuries. In some countries Ruh khus is also known as “Green Vetiver”.

What are Key Features of Ruh Khus or Vetiver Essential Oil?

  • Composition: absolute,100% Pure Ruh Khus Essential Oil
  • Origin: Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh), India
  • Method of Extraction:  hydro distillation of north Indian khus roots, using traditional deg-bhapka method
  • Cultivation/Harvesting: Wild-harvested
  • Plant Part: roots
  • Color: green, amber (dark)
  • Consistency: highly viscous
  • Yield: 0.3% – 2%

Frequently Asked Questions about Khus Ruh Attar

Are there any safety considerations for Ruh khus attar/Vetiver essential oil?

Generally, if it’s natural, Vetiver essential oil is completely safe for external use in any season and for people of all age group. However, during the time of pregnancy, it is recommended to use with caution or check with your health consultant, specially in the case of wild vetiver.

How does Ruh Khus smell like?

The immediate and initial impression of Ruh khus essential oil is one of the powerful earthy diffuseness. The aroma of Ruh khus comprise quiet sweetness which somehow perfectly interweaves amongst its more earthy tones.

Additional information

Net Quantity

10ml, 3ml, 5ml

1 review for Ruh Khus Attar (Vetiver)

  1. Lisa Phillips

    Truly special version of Green vetiver. Being an aromatherapist I can say this earthy grass root fragrance makes you feels more calm. One of mine personal favorites attar from kannauj.

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