• Spikenard


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Nardostachys jatamansi from Nepal

Extraction Method: Steam distilled from the roots

Note: Base

Properties: Relaxing, restorative, grounding.

Aroma: balsamic with a bitter-spicy effect , very earthy and grounding.

History: One of the oldest known perfumery materials mentioned in the Bible and found extensively in ancient sites in Egypt. Highly regarded in India as a perfume and health-supporting herb. In the song of Solomon,  "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".