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Costus Root Essential Oil

Costus Root Essential Oil

(Sassuriea costus)
Product Code : NNI-AI-E10246
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Sassuriea costus India Conventional Steam Distilled Roots woody and grainy aroma Soluble in alcohol

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Saussurea costus, generally known as costus, is a perennial plant of genus Saussurea indigenous to India. It belongs to the family Asteraceae. This plant is mainly cultivated in the regions falling within Himachal Pradesh and Jammu-Kashmir. It grows to a height of 1–2 m (3.3–6.6 ft). The Costus plant has long leaves and bear purple flowers.

Overview of Costus Root Essential Oil

Costus root essential oil is obtained through the process of steam distillation of the roots of the Costus plant. This brownish-yellow essential oil has a woody, warm, and grain-like fragrance. The oil is naturally imbued with several health and medicinal properties – antimicrobial, antispasmodic, expectorant, digestive, stimulant, carminative, and stomachic properties.

Benefits of Costus Root Essential Oil

• The antimicrobial properties in this essential oil strengthen the immune system by killing the microbes and infections in the body.
• This oil helps in clearing of the digestive tract and encourages proper digestion.
• It removes the free radicals from the skin and slows down the ageing process.
• This essential oil works like an ointment to treat wounds, burns, abrasions, cuts, etc.
• The astringent properties in this oil treat the ulcers.

Blends well with

Costus root essential oil goes  well with Patchouli, Opoponax, Oakmoss and Ylang Ylang.

Precautionary Measures!

• Pregnant and nursing women must consult a doctor before using this essential oil.
• People allergic to Asteraceae or Compositae plant family such as marigolds, ragweed, daisies, chrysanthemums, etc. must avoid its use.

Botanical Name
Sassuriea costus
Color & Odor
Yellow to brownish yellow liquid & Tenacious odor
F.E.M.A. #
Methods of Extraction
Steam Distilled
: Aplotaxene Costus Acid, Costol.
Soluble in alcohol
Specific Gravity
Flash Point
210 °F
Optical Rotation
Major Constituents
: Aplotaxene Costus Acid, Costol.

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