Spikenard has a rich history of being used in biblical times. Mary Magdalene was said to have used it to anoint the feet of Jesus prior to his crucifixion. In ancient times, it was one of the most precious and costly oils. Today, it’s known to be soothing to the mind helping to both balance and calm the emotions.
Name of Oil:Spikenard
Latin Binomial:Nardostachys grandiflora
Countries of Origin:China, Nepal, India
Scent Profile:earthy, woody, musty, harsh
Parts used in distillation:roots
Oil Characteristics:golden yellow, medium consistency, medium to strong intensity
Cultivation: Wild Harvest