Sacred Spikenard Essential Oil is the epitome of natural luxury that smells of earth and history. It is comprised of thousands of years of restorative power, spiritual inspiration, and plant potency. Our Spikenard Essential Oil is wild-crafted from the rhizomes of the Nepalese Nard or Muskroot plant. Spikenard is the fragrance of forgiveness offered from the earthly nadir of devotion.
Botanical Name: Nardostachys jatamansi
Botanical Family: Caprifoliaceae
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Part of Plant Distilled: Rhizomes
Country of Origin: Nepal
Cultivation Method: Wild harvested
Composition: 100% Nardostachys jatamansi
Consistency: Medium thick
Scent Description: A redolent unguent of woody earth, pungent roots, and musky notes of Patchouli and Valerian root.
In Living Libations: Bliss Tonic, Sweet Sleep Serum, Heat Chakra Blend, and Lavender Poetic Pits.
Blends well with: Rose, Bergamot, Sweet Fern, Angelica, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Rabbit Brush, Buddhawood, Fragonia, Poplar Balsam, Oakmoss, Palo Santo, Orris, Jasmine, Vetiver, Frankincense, Myrrh, Lavender, and Marjoram.
Uses: Deodorant. Skin tonic. Used by ancient Egyptians as an aromatic and by wealthy Roman women in perfumes and beauty preparations. Languid for sleeping serums and bedtime baths.
It was Spikenard that Mary Magdalene used to anoint the feet of Christ in the New Testament of the Bible, and it was that same ointment that caused Judas to balk at Mary's extravagance. In biblical times, a single pint of Spikenard Essential Oil cost an entire year's salary for the average worker. This essential oil is the crème de la crème of earthly offerings!
Widely known to revitalize the skin, our Spikenard Essential Oil may be particularly beneficial for wise and excessively dry skin. This musky-exotic root acts as a special stabilizing fixative in natural perfumery.
A tradition staple of Ayurvedic care, Spikenard was widely used throughout Egypt, Rome, and what is today the Middle East, for its restoring properties. It may calm agitation, worry, butterflies in the tummy, and restless nights.
Journey to the center of your earthly Self with sophic Spikenard Essential Oil.
"Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment."
~ John 12:3
"Spikenard is probably the most powerful relaxer in aromatherapy. It can be used universally in skincare, where it restores balance to all skin types."
~ Kurt Schnaubelt, Advanced Aromatherapy
This oil [spikenard] was originally recommended by Dietrich Gumbel, the pioneer of an anthroposophical approach to skin care, to rectify virtually every skin care imbalance."
~ Kurt Schnaubelt, The Intelligence of Essential Oils
"Spikenard has a harmonizing, relaxing and balancing effect on all organs including the skin. The oil redresses the skin's physiological balance and causes regeneration. It should be used in particular for mature skin."
~ Jeanne Rose, Susan Earle, The World of Aromatherapy