This dark green Himalayan spikenard oil, also known as jatamansi oil, is distilled from sustainably harvested roots gathered from community forests in Nepal. It has a strong fragrance of moist earth, like the high altitude forest floor where it is found, and the distinct odor of the valerianacea family. Spikenard oil is an important Ayurvedic herb and essential oil.
Bottle Size: 1/2 Ounce (15 ml)
Spikenard oil (Jatamansi oil) is one of the most effective essential oils for supporting a calm mind and balanced nervous system. Spikenard (Jatamansi), calming and grounding, is highly revered for its ability to support deep sleep and help one work with and release subconscious trauma. Spikenard oil is similar in quality to valerian, but is less dulling in its effects with a sweeter and more pleasant fragrance.
Use Jatamansi oil diluted in a carrier oil on the bottom of the feet and crown before bed to promote meaningful dream states. Jatamansi or spikenard is one of the most famous and important of the Ayurvedic herbs and is used for supporting deep sleep and a calm mind, and a wide variety of other psychological conditions. Spikenard oil is one of the most important herbal medicines for grief after losing a loved one. Spikenard oil can also be used to anoint those who are transitioning from life to death. A powerfully effective calmative, jatamansi oil has been used to support balancing an arrhythmic heart. Purifying and regenerative, spikenard essential oil has also been used to encourage skin health and hair growth.
To support a balanced, calm nervous system and emotional equilibrium, add one drop of jatamansi essential oil to one teaspoon of massage oil and apply to the temples or forehead during challenging times of worry or overwhelm. Direct palm inhalation is another excellent way of accessing the deep therapeutic properties of spikenard oil. Jatamansi oil is one of the best bedtime oils. Massage Floracopeia's spikenard oil diluted in a carrier oil into the bottoms of your feet to encourage night of deep, nourishing sleep.
Dilute jatamansi oil in your favorite massage oil such as marula oil or jojoba, and use in a relaxing, tranquil massage blend for your whole body before or after a bath or shower. Use spikenard oil in a warm compress to encourage digestive ease and a balanced nervous system. Mix in a carrier oil with clary sage oil or rosemary oil to support hair growth. Spikenard oil not recommended for use in a diffuser.
Essential Oil Recipes Using Himalayan Spikenard Oil:
Safety Considerations for Spikenard Oil:
Do not take spikenard essential oil internally. Do not apply directly to the eyes or mucous membranes. Potential for Skin Irritation: low
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Aromatic Profile and Blending of Spikenard Essential Oil:
The heavy, sweet-woody spikenard oil is reminiscent of valerian, yet sweeter and more pleasant.
Floracopeia Spikenard Oil (Jatamansi Oil) Product Details:
Botanical Name: Nardostachys jatamansi
Bottle Size: 1/2 ounce (15 ml)
Composition: 100% Pure Spikenard Essential Oil
Plant Part: Spikenard Roots
Extraction: Steam Distilled
Cultivation/Harvesting: Wild Harvested
Floracopeia was established to help preserve and promote the use of botanical medicines as solutions to the widespread ecological destruction taking place in the world, and the loss of medicinal plants on which traditional medical systems depend. We provide our customers with the highest quality essential oils and other botanical aromatic treasures through the promotion of ecological sustainability, organic agriculture, and agro-forestry projects.
Our products are acclaimed for their therapeutic-grade, high quality at affordable prices. We provide artisanal quality oils produced by small family-based distillers. We buy directly from farmers and distillers, thus supporting the local economies in which the plants are grown. We do not buy oils from the world-brokers. Floracopeia is founded with a strong medical orientation and is involved in a number of global eco-projects based in grass roots health care, spirituality, reforestation projects, and the preservation and restoration of ethno-botanical culture.
Posted by Darla on 29th Mar 2012
I got the jatamansi on a whim--it was on sale, what the heck, i thought, something different...wow, so glad i was in touch with whatever was moving me to get it. Deep and healing sleep and dreams. Can feel it helping breaking through the "trauma wall" Thank you, Floracopeia, and Nepal forests and people, and universe!
Posted by Rinchen on Maui on 15th Mar 2012
I love this oil. It definitely improves the quality of my sleep and dream processing, thus improving the quality of my life. Excellent product.
Posted by rachel besserman on 15th Mar 2012
at first sniff, i was like, eww. hehe. its intense complex and slightly mstinky smell surprised me. and then maybe it was the noticable benefits of feeling calm grounded serene n secure, that made this oil grown on me, significantly. its one of the best really. essential to any cabinet and super trusty.