Kewra Oil

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Botonical NamePandanus Odoratissmus
Country of OriginIndia
Color & Odorlight yellow to brown
SolubilityInsoluble in water, soluble in oils & alcohol
Major Constituents2-phenylethyl-methylether (â-phenyl ethyl methyl ether, 60 to 80%)
Extraction MethodSteam Distillation

DESCRIPTION
Kewda (Pandanus odoratissimus) absolute oil is hydro-distilled from the flower part of the plant and is prominently used in the food industry due to its characteristic aromatic properties. Adding a pleasant “cool” and “refreshing” aroma in house, it mainly finds usage in perfumery and aromatherapy based applications.

COMMON NAMES
Screw Pine, Kevada.

BLENDS WITH:
Ylang ylang

CONSTITUENTS
terpinen-4-ol (18.6%), 2-phenyl ethyl methyl ether (37.7%), -terpineol (8.3%) & 2-phenyl ethyl alcohol (7.5%).

USES
Having excellent fixative properties, it is mainly used in perfumery industry and in aromatherapy applications. Further, it is also used in traditional medicines

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