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

Document Type : Review Articles


1 Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Industrial Technology, Universitas Pembangunan Nasional “Veteran” Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2 Bioresources Valorization Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

3 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Airlangga University, Mulyorejo, Surabaya 60115, Indonesia


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.


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