The water of Tranquility is the description of the Vetiveria zizanioides in India. It is also called kus-khus and is native to the Southern India, Himalayan Mountains, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. It belongs to the genus vetiveria and family Gramineae. It is a perennial grass 2 meters in height and roots are aromatic in nature and can grow 20-30 cm deep in intermediate textural marginal soils.
APPEARANCE: Yellow to brown liquid
OPTICAL ROTATION: 30 degree
ACIDITY: 10 – 70 mgKOH/g
DENSITY: 0.985 - 1.025
REFRACTIVE INDEX: 1.520 – 1.530
SOLUBILITY IN WATER: Insoluble in water and soluble in alcohol
The water is distilled from the semi-fresh and dried roots.
The main constituents of the water are Furfurol, Benzoic acid, Vetivene, Vetivenyl vetivenate, Terpinen-4-ol and 5-Epiprezizane.
Anti Inflammatory: The water has a very calming and cooling effect that placates every kind of inflammations. It is also very effective in countering the inflammations in circulatory system and nervous system. It is perfect remedy for cure of inflammations caused by sun stroke and dehydration.
Anti Septic: For any kind of fungal and bacteria to grow, the hot and humid condition is perfect, and water is rich in epizizanal. This makes it an effective in killing the microbes like Staphylococcus Aureus, is the reason for causing septic.
Sedative: It is widely used in aromatherapy to relieve stress, anxiety, headache, neuralgia, dull muscle pain and insomnia. It is a stimulant and rubefacient, so it eases the pain arthritis or rheumatism conditions.
Refrigerant: this water is a natural cooling agent, which soothes the body temperature and is beneficial in fever due to heat exposure.
Fixative: It is one of the natural fixatives known. Its unique chemical composition, odor, high solubility in alcohol that improves its miscibility make's it perfect for perfumery industry.
Flavoring agent: It is used in the production of various refreshing drinks and various other dishes, where it is used as ingredient.