Commonly used for - sometimes known as nard, long prized for it's healing properties, mentioned in the Bible and eastern ayurvedic medicine. Closely related to valerian root. A single drop of spikenard with rose and a tsp. of jojoba is a great blend for hospice, for the dying, or those going through spiritual crises. Eases tension, helps people let go of old emotional pain, a great "energy workers" oil. Many therapeutic uses, see resource book.
Aroma — heavy, earthy, "animal" aroma
Energetics — warming drying
Latin Name — Nardostachys jatamansii
Country of Origin — Nepal
Cultivation Method — Wild grown
Extraction Method - Steam distilled
Cautions — Non toxic, non - irritating, non sensitizing to most individuals when used in appropriate dilutions.