Aromatherapy Essential Oils

Spikenard Essential Oil

Spikenard Essential Oil

Nardostachys jatamansi

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.

Extraction Method:
It is extracted using steam distillation.

Chemical composition:
Bornyl acetate, valeranone, jonon, tetramenthyloxatricylodecanol, menthylthymyl-ether and 1,8-cineol.

Therapeutic properties:
Anti-inflammatory, anti-pyretic, antiseptic, calmative, sedative, laxative and tonic.

Spikenard oil is used for :

  1. rashes
  2. wrinkles
  3. cuts
  4. insomnia
  5. migraines
  6. wounds


  • It should be avoided during pregnancy.

Blends well with:

Lavender, Patchouli, Pine, Vetiver, and spice oils.