Spikenard Essential Oil
Spikenard essential oil has an earthy, harsh wood like smell that is slightly musty. It is golden yellow in colour having medium consistency.
It originated in Nepal.
It is extracted using steam distillation.
Bornyl acetate, valeranone, jonon, tetramenthyloxatricylodecanol, menthylthymyl-ether and 1,8-cineol.
Anti-inflammatory, anti-pyretic, antiseptic, calmative, sedative, laxative and tonic.
Spikenard oil is used for :
- It should be avoided during pregnancy.