Botanical Name: Nardostachys grandiflora jatamansi.
Main Constituents: α-Pinene, β-Pinene, and 3,7 Guaiadiene
Plant Part: Root
Processing Method: Steam Distilled.
Description / Colour / Consistency: A thin, clear, pale yellow to green liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A base note with a strong aroma, it has a deep woody, slightly musky odour similar to that of Valerian.
Blends With: Fir Needle, Lavender, Patchouli, Pine, Vetiver and Essential Oils of spices.
Product Abstract: Also known as Jatamansi, Spikenard is an aromatic herb with a strongly pungent rhizome root. It is native to the mountainous regions of Northern India, as well as China and Japan. Spikenard was one of the early aromatics used by the ancient Egyptians and is mentioned in the Bible in Song of Solomon, and in the Book of John where Mary used it to anoint the feet of Jesus. It has also been used historically by wealthy Roman women in perfumes and beauty preparations.
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