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Other Uses, and Utilization of Vetiver: Vetiver Oil

@inproceedings{Lavania2003OtherUA,
  title={Other Uses, and Utilization of Vetiver: Vetiver Oil},
  author={Umesh Chandra Lavania},
  year={2003}
}
Vetiver, a native of India is known for its perfumery and medicinal value since ancient times, much before the world became familiar with rose scents. The annual world trade in vetiver oil is estimated to be around 250 tons, with Haiti, Indonesia (Java), China, India, Brazil, Japan being the main producers, and USA, Europe, India, and Japan being the main consumers. It is a gift of India to modern world, and finds its greatest use in modern perfume creations. The essential oil distilled from… 
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