More About Our Spikenard Essential Oil
Size: 5 ml violet glass bottle
Process: Steam distillation of wild roots
Botanical name: Nardostachys jatamansi
Note: Spikenard essential oil may be distilled from green or dried roots. The aroma is very different between the oils produced by these two methods. Dried roots are used to produce the traditional spikenard used throughout antiquity. Green spikenard essential oil is a more recent innovation produced for the modern aromatherapy market.
Homeopathic Properties of Spikenard Essential Oil
- Tonic–male and female hormones, endocrine glands
Internal–oral homeopathic dosage, inhalation, diffusion
External–-topical, massage, skin applications, bath, spinal and local compress, application to energy centers and acupressure points
Observations and Anecdotal Information
Spikenard is an ancient essential oil, used by Egyptian, Ayurvedic, and biblical healers. It has been used as an anointing oil in rituals and ceremonies, and as a medicinal oil. It is well known to be King Tutankhamen’s perfume, said to be worth its weight in gold.
Spikenard is the aromatic world’s strongest sedative essential oil, and a helpful treatment for migraines, insomnia, and nervous tension.
It can help the body unwind from stress patterns simply by inhaling the aroma, or through massage or spinal compress treatments.
It regulates the heartbeat, and can ease cardiac pain, as it is a strong cardiotonic. It has been used with success in treating scleroderma, and can heal inflammation and rashes of the skin. For these purposes, it can be blended with moringa botanical oil for a stronger effect.
It is one of the oils used in the Egyptian ascension process. It clears and balances the crown and pineal chakras, and opens connection from the higher chakras into the heart and root chakras.
- Generally recognized as safe at normal dosage.
- Avoid use with infants and small children.
- Avoid during pregnancy and lactation.
- Keep all essential oils away from eyes.
- Store in a safe place, out of the reach of children.
- All internal uses should be researched and/or supported by a health care professional. Product quality and dosage are critically important when using essential oils internally.
None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only. It is not meant to be taken as medical advice. See a health care professional for medical advice.