Khas Powder


Vetiveria zizanioidis, root powder
Product Package : 16 oz, 454 gmPrimary Use : Good Source Of Vitamins And Dietary Fibres & Cooling In Nature

Primary Benefits as per Ayurveda

  • Act as a dietary support.
  • It is a cooling herb; it pacifies the high Pitta (fire).
  • It helps to maintain a healthy body temperature.
  • Used for preparing Sharbat (sherbet) or soft drink during summer, especially in North India.
  • Roots are used as a water flavoring agent.

Other Benefits as per Ayurveda

  • It supports a healthy complexion.
  • It helps to neutralize the acid pitta (fire) dosha (humors) that is formed in the stomach.
  • Khas is also a support for healthy prostate gland in males.
  • The paste of khas is also beneficial for the bad odor of sweat.

As per Ayurveda

Khas or Khus grass in India is a perennial grass with thick fibrous adventitious roots which are aromatic and highly valued. Vetiveria has been known to India since ancient times.

Khas Powder helps to pacify the Pitta (Fire) in the body. It helps to remove excessive heat from the body. It helps to calm the burning feeling of the body. It helps to calm the mind and helps to provide strength to nerves. It helps to balance the excessive feeling of thirst and dryness of the mouth. It also helps in glowing skin.

High quality powder of ayurvedic herb from its natural habitat. Free from gluten, soya, dairy, binder, preservatives or artificial colors.

Common & Uncommon Names

  • Family Name: Poaceae
  • Botanical Name: Vetiveria zizanioides
  • English Name: Vetiver, Khas-Khas,Khus-Khus
  • Hindi Name: Ushira, Reshira, Sugandhimula


  • Rasa (Taste): Bitter, Sweet.
  • Guna (Characteristics): Light, Dry
  • Virya (Potency): Cool
  • Vipaka (Post Digestive Effect): Pungent

Best Source

Open dry places at elevations up to 1000 meters.

Directions for Use

  • The decoction of Khas Powder when taken with milk and sugar at least once a day for about a week helps to get rid from the unpleasant body odor caused due to extreme sweating.
  • Make a paste of Khas powder and Sandal Powder and apply over the face. It helps in supporting healthy skin and complexion.
  • Mix crushed almonds, Khas Powder in equal quantity and rock sugar according to taste. Mix all and store in an airtight bottle. Take 2-3 spoons twice a day for a healthy body.

Internal Use

Take 1 to 3 Gms (One-third to half teaspoon) 2 times a day Khas Powder with water 1 – 2 hrs after meals. Take first dose after breakfast. In summer, it can be used as a cold drink.

External Use

Make a medium paste of powder with warm water and apply on the body to keep the body cool only for the peoples who has high pitta (fire) skin. It works as a deodorant, if you are mixing with other herbs, use Khas proportionately or consult your healthcare provider.


  • Pregnant/Lactating women, children or any with Known pre-existing condition should take under the advice of a healthcare provider. Keep away from the reach of children.

Ayurvedic Lifestyle

  • Nutritional diet
  • Morning walk
  • Peaceful mind
  • Yoga
  • Positive thinking

Special Notes

Tested for quality purity and heavy metal standards.

**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any Disease.

Weight 16 oz