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Ruh Kewda (Kewda eo) / Penetrating, Ethereal, Floral, Fruity, Gardenia-like, Honey / $350 oz Pandanus odoratissimus

  • Product # 1072
  • Part Distilled flowers
  • Process hydrodistilled in copper degs
  • Growth Method wild harvest
  • Origin India

Ketaki (Pandanus tectorius Sol. ex Parkinson): tree bearing flowers and fruit. Coloured lithograph, 1780, after J. Forbes, 1812.


"The kewda (Pandanus odoratissimus) is another. It has a very agreeable perfume. Musk has the defect of being dry; this may be called moist musk-a very agreeable perfume In amongst the inner leaves grown things like what belongs to a middle of a flower and from these things comes the excellent perfume" Babur Nama-1525




The hydrodistilled Kewda Essential Oil (Pandanus odoratissimus), also called "Ruh Kewda",   is a clear liquid displaying a high, sweet, ethereal penetrating floral boquet with a  fresh fruity, gardenia-like, soft honey undertone.

In natural perfumery kewda is used in exotic floral perfumes, colognes, sacred bouquets, garland essences, fruity accords.

Blends well with agarwood eo; allspice eo and co2; ambergris melange; ambrette seed eo, co2 and abs; angelica root eo, co2 and abs; anise star eo and co2; boronia abs; benzoin eo and abs; bergamot eo; buddhas wood eo and co2; cabreuva eo;  cassie abs;cananga eo; cinnamon eo, co2 and abs; coriander eo and co2;  champa white flower eo; champaca abs; champa white leaf eo; citron eo; clove bud abs; clover sweet abs; davana eo and abs; cypriol/nagarmotha eo and co2; elder flower abs; fir balsam abs; frangipani abs; frankincense eo, co2 and abs; galbanum eo, co2 and abs; hay abs; jasmine ruh, co2 and abs; genet abs; ginger eo, co2 anda bs; geranium eo and abs; henna co2; labdanum eo and abs; jonquille abs; helichrysum eo and abs; licorice abs and co2; lotus abs; mimosa abs; narcissus abs; opoponax eo and abs;  orange flower abs; osmanthus abs; orris root eo, co2 and abs; palo santo eo; patchouli eo, co2 and as; peru balsam eo and abs; sandalwood eo, co2 and abs; styrax eo and abs; saffron co2; tolu balsam abs;  tonka bean abs;  tuberose abs; vanilla abs and co2; violet leaf abs;  ylang eo and abs








Floral Essences offered by White Lotus Aromatics

Kewda-Orrisa's Floral King

Image Credit and More Images of Distillation and Collection of Ruh Kewda



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Note: Limit 10 samples per order.