Latin Name: nardostachys jatamansi
Plant Part: root
Method of Production: steam distillation
Country of Origin: Nepal
Ratin Code: PF
Spikenard oil is also known as "False" Indian Valerian Root. Normally the plant grows wild in mountainous areas of India and Nepal. The odor is described by Arctander as "heavy, sweet-woody and spicy-animal-like." Although the odor does resemble Valerian the dry down is softer with delicate woody nuances.
Dimensions of Spikenard:
Reveals secrets and potentials. A member of the valerian family this oil is calming and grounding. Useful for women to balance emotions.
a. Scentsation: Earthy, leather sweet heavy scent.
b. Physical Healing: antiseptic, calmative, sedative, anti-infectious
c. Emotional Healing: to encourage forgiveness, fearlessness, calm, centering, balance and resolution
Lavender, Patchouli, Pine, Vetiver, and Spice Oils.