Aroma:Heavy balsamic, bitter-spicy, earthy/woody. Long lasting.
Latin Name:Nardostachys jatamansi
Country of Origin:Nepal
Cultivation Method:Harvested from Wild Growing Plants
Extraction Method:Steam Distilled
Aromatherapy Properties:Relaxing, restorative.
Suggested Use:Add to a diffuser for a long-lasting, warm aroma climate.
Add 12 drops of Aromaland's Enchantment, Take Five or Egyptian Blends (which contain Spikenard) to 1oz. of Carrier Oil or unscented body care product. Enjoy!
History:One of the oldest known perfumery materials, already cherished by the Egyptians and used in royal cosmetic preparations. It is part of our Egyptian blend, which was re-formulated from the residue of an Essential Oil blend that was excavated at an ancient Egyptian site
It is mentioned in the Bible in the song of Solomon, and Mary Magdalena anointed Jesus' feet before the Last Supper: "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 odor of the ointment".
Specific Safety Information:Non-toxic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing.