Spikenard Green, also known as Nard, is an ancient, precious oil.
It has been used as a perfume, as a medicine and in religious contexts, from India to Europe. It plays an important part of Ayurvedic healing practices.Uses of Spikenard Green Essential Oil
Nepal and IndiaHistory and Background
Spikenard is an important part of the Ayurvedic practices. From an emotional perspective, it promotes deep sleep and a calm mind and for grief after losing a loved one. It is used to anoint those who are transitioning from life to death.
Spikenard has many biblical references. It is one of the eleven herbs burned in the holy temple. It is also mentioned in the Song of Solomon. The Bible tells us that Mary Magdalene anointed Jesus’ feet before the Last Supper with Spikenard.
In Ayurvedic practices, its earthy, scent is said to please the earth spirits. Commonly burned as incense among Himalayan dwellers to calm and sanctify the environmentPhysical Description
Deep green to amber color with medium viscosity.Aromatic Description
Green, wet earth, resinous, and mellow spicy aroma with sweet woody overtones.Biological Makeup and Components
Bornyl acetate, valeranone, jonon, tetramenthyloxatricylodecanol, menthylthymyl-ether and 1,8-cineol.Extraction Technique
Steam distillation of the rhizome or root.Information for Aromatherapists
Spikenard Green essential oil is a base note and a fixative. Blends well with Cistus, Clary Sage, Clove, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Neroli, Oakmoss, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Pine, Rose and Vetiver.
Our Spikenard Green essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.Cautions
All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.
These products are NOT intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. This information is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Prior to using essential oils, Source Vitál always recommends consulting your medical professional if you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness. Do NOT ingest essential oils internally or apply undiluted oils onto the skin without consultation from an experienced and trained aromatherapist or aromatherapy practitioner. Always consult an aromatherapist before using essential oils for babies and children.
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