Costus Root Oil
|Botanical Name||:||Sassuriea costus|
|Common Name||:||Costus Oil, Costus Root Essential Oil, Costus Root Absolute|
|CAS #||:||8023-88-9, F.E.M.A. : 2336|
|Plant Parts Used||:||Roots|
|Extraction Method||:||Steam distillation|
|Color & Odor||:||Yellow to brownish yellow viscous liquid with an extremely tenacious odor|
Costus Root is a large, erect, perennial plant up to 2m high with a thick tapering root and numerous black flowers.Constituents & Specifications :
Aplotaxene. Costus Acid, Costol, Lactone, Dihydro Costus lactone.Specific Gravity :
0.970 - 1.035 @ 25°CRefractive Index :
1.5000 – 1.5700 @ 25°CProperties :
Antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, bactericidal, carminative, digestive, expectorant, febrifuge, stimulant, stomachic, and tonic.Benefits & Uses :
- It helps to normalize and strengthen digestion, cleanse the body of toxic accumulations, enhance fertility, and reduce pain.
- It is also used as incense, as a fixative and fragrance component in cosmetics and perfumes. it is also a hair wash.