Vetiveria Zizanoides flowers


Ayurvedic uses :-

It has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effects that provide relief from inflammations in circulatory system and nervous system.

It is useful in rheumatism, arthritis, gout, muscular aches, dryness and cracking of skin etc.

The oil of khus khus has sedative effect and aids in the treatment of emotional outbursts, such as anger, anxiety, epileptic and hysteric attacks, restlessness, nervousness, etc.

Vetiveria Zizanoides roots


Vetiveria Zizanoides


Scientific Classification :

Kingdom: Plantae

Subkingdom: Tracheobionta

Superdivision: Spermatophyta

Division: Magnoliophyta

Class: Liliopsida

Subclass: Commelinidae

Order: Cyperales

Family: Poaceae (Grass family)

Genus: Vetiveria

Species: Vetiveria zizanioides

Vetiveria Zizanoides


Common names :-Khas Khas, Cuscus and Vetivert.