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Vetiver Grass Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Vetiver Grass
Glycemic Index / Load
Vetiver Grass
Botanical Name
Andropogon Zizanioides
Hindi Name
Khas Khas, Khus Khus, Cuscus
Homeopathic Name
Anatherum Muricatum   -   Mother Tincture

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Vetiver Grass Cures

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Action of Vetiver Grass

Nutrients in Vetiver Grass

Vetiver Grass
Combines With

Taste of
Vetiver Grass

Nature of
Vetiver Grass


Parts Used

Roots, Rhizome

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Vetiver Grass

Avoid use during pregnancy.
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Vetiver is a grass.
It is perennial.
It grows in a hot,sub-tropical climate.
It grows up to 1.5 M.
Best used for Burning Sensation.

NOTE: In some places Khus Khus is also known as Poppy Seeds. Be cautious in selecting the correct herb.


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Materia Medica for Vetiver Grass

Single Herb

Vetiver for Jaundice

Crush half cup Vetiver roots. Soak them in a jug of water for 24 hours. Take it frequently.

Vetiver for Abscess

Powder the Vetiver. Boil one teaspoon in a cup of water. Take it with milk for one month daily.

Vetiver ( Khas Khas ) Root for Headache

Take Vetiver ( Khas Khas ) Root. Prepare an infusion of Vetiver ( Khas Khas ) Root. Apply on forehead daily.

Vetiver for Fever

Dip some crushed Vetiver roots in water overnight. Apply it on forehead.

Vetiver for Swelling

Make paste of Vetiver roorts. Apply on the affected part.

Vetiver ( Khas Khas ) for Lower Back Pain

Grind a cupful of Vetiver ( Khas Khas ) with some sugar. Take 2-3 tablespoons twice a day with a glass of hot Milk.
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Herbal Treatment For Urinary Tract Infection 1

Take One piece each of Cucumber and Carrot, a small slice of Ginger and 1/4 tablespoon Vetiver. Grind. Add One glass Buttermilk and take regularly for ten days.

Herbal Treatment For Abscess 4

Take half cup of crushed Vetiver roots and half cup of Basil leaves. Dip them in a jug of boiled water overnight. Have it whole day.

Herbal Treatment For Abscess 5

Take equal quantity of Vetiver and Sandalwood scraps. Grind them together. Mix one teaspoon powder in Rose water and apply once a day.
OR : Crush some Vetiver and Sandalwood scraps. Dip in a Mud pot containing water for 2 hours. Drink frequently.

Herbal Treatment For Prickly Heat 1

Take equal quantity of Vetiver, Sandalwood scraps and Coriander seeds. Grind them together. Mix Rose Water and apply on the affected part.

Herbal Treatment For Swelling 7

Take equal quantity of Sandalwood, Vetiver and Turmeric. Powder them together. Mix with little water and apply on the affected part.

Herbal Treatment For Abscess 6

Mix powder of Sandalwood, Vetiver and Turmeric in equal quantity. Add little water and apply on the affected part.

Herbal Treatment For Stomach Upset 3

Grind equal quantity of Vetiver roots and Fennel. Take 1/4 teaspoon with lukewarm water.

Herbal Treatment For Body Odour 3

Take the following herbs in equal quantity :
Agarwood : Agar
Vetiver : Khas Khas
Saffron : Kesar
Benzoin : Loban
Camphor : Kapur
Symplocos Racemosa : Lodhra
Nut Grass : Nagarmotha
Grind them together. Rub for 20 minutes over body daily.

Herbal Treatment For Headache 10

Grind equal amount of Vetiver grass and Watermelon. Have 3 tsp once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Cold 13

Take fresh leaves of Chirreta, Vetiver and Cynodon Dactylon. Make its decoction. Drink 30 ml once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 13

Soak half cup of Wheat ( Gehun ) in some water at night. Next morning mix some Coriander ( Dhania ), Vetiver ( Khas Khas ) and a cup of Milk ( dudh ) and boil until it becomes thick. Drink twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For High Blood Pressure 9

Crush One tablespoon each of Vetiver ( Khas Khas ) seeds and dried Watermelon ( Tarbooz ) seeds together. Take One tablespoon twice a day for a month.
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