Khusenic acid is an acid found in vetiver oil.
Links to Plants Containing Khusenic Acid
The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study. This compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there are adequate results to demonstrate safe and/or effective human use of any herb listed.
- Khusenic acid and khusimol found in vetiver oil were virucidal against Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium smegmatis. From: Dwivedi, G. R., Gupta, S., Roy, S., Kalani, K., Pal, A., Thakur, J. P., … & Srivastava, S. K. (2013). Tricyclic sesquiterpenes from Vetiveria zizanoides (L.) Nash as antimycobacterial agents. Chemical biology & drug design, 82(5), 587-594.
By: Kathy Sadowski