Spikenard Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Nardostachys jatamansi
Country of Origin: Nepal
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Root
Strength of Aroma: Medium - Strong
Blends Well With: Cedarwood (All Types), Clove Bud, Cypress, Frankincense (All Types), Geranium (All Types), Juniper Berry, Jasmine Absolute, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rose Absolute, Sandalwood, and Vetiver.
Cautions: None Known
To make a relaxing bath before bedtime, to ease your mind into a peaceful sleep, add 1-3 drops of both Spikenard and Chamomile Roman to a tablespoon of carrier oil or a cup of milk and add to your bath water; relax, and breathe in the scents to let your mind calm down for the day.
Mix Spikenard with a 3% dilution to your favorite cream, lotion, or Plant Therapy carrier oil, diluted to 3%, to soothe reddened skin and aching muscles.
Diffuse in your favorite aromatherapy diffuser, personal inhaler, or aromatherapy diffuser jewelry to reduce tension and fear; also to induce an atmosphere of peacefulness and calm.
The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.