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Costus Root Oil

Botanical Name Saussurea Lappa.

Origin India

General Name Costus Root Oil

Costus Root Oil

Our pure and natural Costus Root Oil is one of the rare essential oils, extracted by using steam distillation process from the dried roots of saussurea lappa. The essential oil of Costus Root is highly enriched with intense therapeutic properties such as antiviral, bactericidal, carminative, digestive, antiseptic, antispasmodic, expectorant etc. which makes it helpful in treating numerous ailments. Despite of its numerous health benefits, Costus Root Oil is used as a flavor ingredient in confectionery, alcoholic and aerated drinks.

Weight 30ml./ 1.056oz 50ml./ 1.760oz 100ml./ 3.520oz 250ml./ 8.799oz 500ml./ 17.598oz
PRICE IN USD $ 36.00 $ 60.00 $ 119.00 $ 294.00 $ 570.00

Method of Extraction and part of Plant Used It is extracted from the dried roots of saussurea lappa through steam distillation method.

Properties Light yellow to brown color liquid.

Blends Well With

Patchouli, Opopanax, Ylang-ylang and many other oil having oriental and floral fragrances.

Aroma Smell of the root itself.

Integrant Resinoids, 6 %, aplotaxene, Costus Acid, Costol and Lactone.

Precautions Before using this oil, women during their pregnancy phase should seek proper medical advice.

Solubility Specific Gravity Optical Rotation Refractive Index Flash Point Extraction Method

soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water

0.970-1.035 @ 25˚C


1.5000-1.5700 @ 25˚C

120 C

Steam Distillation


The Costus root essential oil is beneficial in the treating numerous respiratory problems such as asthma, cough and bronchitis. Due to its anti-inflammatory property this essential oil works magically on open cuts, wounds and pricks and also prevents them from becoming septic. Since ancient times, it has been used in Ayurveda to cure inflammations and arthritic conditions. Apart from its health benefits, this essential oil is used as a fixative in the preparation of incense sticks, exotic scents, high class perfumery, scented candles and many other scented products.

Product Description

The essential oil of Costus root has a persistent smell with hints of woodiness. This essential oil comes in hues of Light yellow to brown with a viscous consistency. It is derived through the process of steam distillation from the dried roots of the Saussurea lappa (also known as Costus Root, Kut Root, Kushtha, and Mu Xiang). Saussurea lappa is a native of alpine habitats in the Himalaya and central Asia. It grows well on the moist slopes of the Himalayas at height of 8000-12000 feet.

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Works really great★★★★★

Searching for a natural remedy to tackle respiratory problems? If yes then give a try to costus root oil. Using this oil on regular basis can provide you immense relief from the problem of asthma and cough. Also, I used it for curing open cuts and wounds. It worked magically for me. Highly recommended!! By:

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