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Cypriol/Cyperus Essential Oil (Nagarmotha OIl)


  • Botonical Name: Cyperus scariosus
  • CAS #: 91771-62-9
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Method of culture : Wild-crafted controlled
  • Part harvested : Roots
  • Method for obtaining: Steam distillation
  • Constituents: Cyperene, alpha-copaene, caryophyllene oxide
  • Color & Odor: Dark amber to light brown viscous liquid with a spicy, earthy, wood-like scent
  • Solubility: insoluble in water
  • Specific Gravity: N/A
  • Optical Rotation: N/A
  • Refractive Index: N/A
  • Flash Point: >90 °C
SKU: EOC-IN-E1020 Category:


What is Cypriol Essential Oil?

Cypriol is an herbaceous plant, commonly known as Nagarmotha is found throughout India. It belongs to the family Cyperacea. Cypriol/Nagarmotha essential oil has been known for decades in India, its native land. Cypriol roots were used to scent women’s clothing, including traditional saris.

Common Names:

Arabic: Soad, Soadekufi; Bangali: Nagarmotha; Burma: Vomonniu; Hindi: Nagarmotha; Malaya: Mushkezamin; Gujarat: Nagaramothaya; English: Nut grass; Sanskrit: Chakranksha, Charukesara; Urdu: Saad kufi.

Extraction/Making of Nagarmotha (Cypriol Essential Oil):

The plants of Nagarmotha aka Cypriol are native to India’s Madhya Pradesh state. In order to derive the essential oil, the roots and rhizomes of the plant are harvested during the season of April to June. Then the collected frsh plant parts or raw material is sent to the nearby distillery unit. The roots of Cypriol are washed and dried in the same way as vetiver roots before the distillation process takes place .
Major Constituents:
The major chemical components of Cypriol essential oil include flavonoids, terpenoids, sesquiterpenes, cyprotene, cyperene, aselinene, rotundene, valencene, cyperol, gurjunene, trans-calamenene, cadalene, cyperotundone, mustakone, isocyperol, acyperone, and few more.


Olfactive Characteristics of Cypriol Essential Oil

  • Floral
  • Leathery
  • Woody

Blending Characteristics of Cypriol Essential Oil:

Cypriols oil blends well with Bergamot essential oil, Clary Sage, Labdanum and Patchouli essential oil.

Why you should buy from us?

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Additional information

Net Quantity

10000ML / 338.14Oz / 22.00lbs, 1000ML / 33.81Oz / 2.20lbs, 100ML / 3.38Oz / 0.22lbs, 5000ML / 169.07Oz / 11.00lbs, 500ML / 16.91Oz / 1.10lbs

Product Specifications

Product Name Cypriol
HS Code 33012990
Botanical Source Cyperus scariosus, (Family: Cyperaceae)
Extraction Method By steam distillation
Physical Properties
Color Amber Coloured or Light Brown Liquid
Odor Wood-earthy and very tenacious odor. The very first impression of the odor is diffusive, dry, woody, and slightly spicy. The overall body-note resembles to Verginia Cedarwood oil and Vetivert oil, but towards dry-out there is similarity to vetiver in sweet woody and rich undertones. This oil has firm uniformity in odor throughout all stages of evaporation.
Suggested Use In Perfumery, Flavours & Aromatherapy
Country of Origin India


Significance of Nagarmotha (Cypriol) Oil in Ayurveda

Nagarmotha, Hindi name of Cypriol or Nutgrass is indeed much useful herb that finds its roots in ancient Ayurvedic text – Charaka Samhita. In this upnishad (text), Cypriol has been described as the best ama-pachaka or detoxifying herb. Additionally Nagarmotha oil finds wide-spread application in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as well where it is used extensively and effectively.

It has also been recognized as anti-fertility plant in China.

Safety Considerations

Important: Please consult a doctor before consuming it just as a precautionary measure.


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