Spikenard CO2

Botanical Name:
Nardostachys jatamansi
Country of Origin:
Nepal
Plant Part:
Rhizome
Distillation Method:
CO2
Cultivation:
Wild Grown
Overall Profile
Sesquiterpene
N/A
Sesquiterpenol
N/A
Primary Constituents
alpha gurjunene
61.79%
beta gurjunene
26.56%
germacrene D
4.00%
valerenal
3.77%
campilit
0.79%
  • 4oz -
    $170.04
  • 1oz -
    $44.01
  • 8oz -
    $337.44
  • 16oz -
    $673.02
  • 1Kg -
    $1,392.24
  • Sample -
    $2.50

Wholesale Pure Spikenard Essential Oil

100% pure essential oil of Spikenard, CO2 distilled from the rhizome and roots of wild grown Spikenard from Nepal. This is a beautiful, pungent and rich Spikenard oil. Our Spikenard Essential Oil is available from sample size up to 1 kg or more.

ABOUT THE PLANT

A native species to the mountainous regions of northern India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Sikkim, Spikenard is a tender aromatic herb that typically only reaches a height of 3 feet and grows at elevations between 11,000 and 17,000 feet. A member of the Valerian family, it has many similar medicinal properties to that of Indian Valerian root.

ABOUT THE OIL

Rare and precious, this essential oil is steam distilled from the dried 'rootlets' of Spikenard plants wild grown in Nepal.

Aromatherapy Notes

This Spikenard essential oil has a green, moderately powerful medicinal and herbaceous top note, slightly spiced and sweet middle notes of clove and ginger with deep, rich earth, wet wood and dried leaf undertones. Spikenard essential oil blends well with: Pine, Lavender, Patchouli, and Vetiver oil.

Traditional Uses

Considered a holy essence, in ancient Egyptian, Hebrew, and Hindu civilizations, Spikenard essential oil was reserved for use by kings, priests and high initiates. In this vein it was used as and aid in spiritual release, for its sedative effects, as treatment for nausea, flatulence, cervical infections and conjunctivitis. The best women perfumers of ancient Greece and the famous 'ungentarii' of Rome used Spikenard oil to create one of the most renowned perfumes and wine flavoring agents of the time called ‘nardinum'.

Therapeutic Properties Described In The Aromatherapy Literature

Antibacterial, Antifungal, Anti-inflammatory, Antispasmodic, Antipyretic, Carminative, Deodorant, Diuretic (mild), Laxative, Sedative, Stimulant (digestive), Tonic (neurological and circulatory).

Psycho-spiritual

  • Promotes relaxation
  • Effective treatment for insomnia
  • Stabilizing and emotionally balancing
  • Effective against nervous tension and anxiety
  • Comforting and grounding
  • May help in searches for faith and acceptance of being
  • Instills focus and devotion to a chosen path

Circulatory System

  • Regulates (and calms) heartbeat
  • Stimulates circulation in extremities

Dermatological

  • Aids with rashes
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Balances dry skin on the scalp (dandruff)

Digestive System

  • Aids with nausea
  • Alleviates constipation
  • Calms intestinal and stomach cramping

Application and Use

Safety

Spikenard essential oil is considered non-toxic, a non-irritant and non-sensitizing. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult a physician. Individuals with epilepsy are advised against using this oil.