A Mini Bibliometric Analysis of Research on Vetiver Oil from 1961 to 2022

Heri Septya Kusuma, Ganing Irbah Al Lantip, Andrew Nosakhare Amenaghawon, Handoko Darmokoesoemo

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Essential oils are volatile liquids derived from aromatic plant extracts. One of the essential oils that are an export commodity in Indonesia is vetiver oil. Over the past 61 years, the development of vetiver oil has not occurred significantly. This article presents vetiver oil research around the world using bibliometric analysis published from 1961 to 2022. The Scopus database found 175 publications related to vetiver oil. For 61 years, the country with the most publications was India, and the institution that contributed the most publications was Punjab Agricultural University. The author's co-authorship mapping and network keyword co-occurrence were analyzed using VOSviewer software. The most common vetiver oil research topics include vetiver oil, essential oil, vegetable oil, unclassified drugs, vetiveria, and Vetiveria zizanioides. This article describes the overall current global vetiver oil research that can help steer equally relevant studies forward.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-262
Number of pages6
JournalEgyptian Journal of Chemistry
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2024


  • bibliometric analysis
  • scientific mapping
  • Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash
  • VOSviewer


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