Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid with powerful sweet odor|
|:||Insoluble in alcohol and oils, Soluble in water.|
|:||0.932 - 0.934 @ 20°c|
|:||+2.78 - +2.78|
|:||1.483 - 1.500 @ 20°C|
Essential Oil Content
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Kewda (Pandanus odoratissimus) absolute oil is hydrodistilled from its flowers. It is prominently used in the food industry due to its characteristic aroma.
CONSTITUENTS:The major components of the hydrodistilled kewda oil are 2-phenyl ethyl methyl ether (37.7%), terpinen-4-ol (18.6%), -terpineol (8.3%) and 2-phenyl ethyl alcohol (7.5%).
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:A sweet floral aroma similar to the scent of the freshly picked flowers.
BLENDS WITH:Ylang ylang.
COMMON NAMES:Screw Pine, Kevada.
USES:Kevada is having antiviral, anti-allergen, anti-inflammatory, and anti-oxidant properties due to which it has a prominent usage in pharmaceutical industry. Also, it is used as a flavoring agent in various food preparations.