Spikenard Essential Oil


Spikenard Essential Oil; Manufacturer and Exporter of Spikenard Oil, Jatamansi Oil, Jatamansi Root Oil, Natural Spikenard Oil, Pure Spikenard Oil, Jatamansi Oil by Herbs Village, New Delhi, India

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Spikenard Essential Oil (Jatamansi Oil)




Spikenard is an Indian aromatic rhizome. Commonly, Spikenard is called Jatamansi, Musk- root, Balchar, Tapaswani or Bhuutajatta. It is angiosperms of Dipsacales order and belongs to Valerianaceae family. Botanically, Spikenard is known as Nardostachys grandiflora. The flowering plant grows about 1 meter and produces bell shaped flowers which are rose- purple to whitish or pink in color. Rhizomes and roots of Spikenard are distillates into intense aromatic amber colored essential oil.


Uses & Benefits:


    • Spikenard oil can be effective for tension, stress, migraine, nervous indigestion and insomnia.
    • It seems to have rejuvenating qualities especially for the mature skin and can help with allergies, skin inflammations and rashes.
    • Jatamansi oil can be employed in the treatment of epilepsy, hysteria and in many varieties of convulsive affections.
    • Jatamansi oil is said to fight insomnia, flatulence, birth difficulties and other minor ailments.
    • It is used extensively in perfumery applications and manufacturing of incense.


Spikenard Essential Oil Specification:


Botanical Name:  Nardostachys jatamansi
Common name:  Jatamansi oil
Origin:  India
Mode of Extraction:  Steam distilled
Parts Used:  Roots
Note Classification:  Base
Appearance:  Pale yellow liquid
Organoleptic Properties:  Harsh, earthy, woody smell that is slightly musty
Refractive Index at 20 °C:  1.505 – 1.545
Specific Gravity at 20 °C:  0.930 – 0.960
Solubility:   Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Storage:   Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers
Blends With: Lavender, Patchouli, Pine, Vetiver, and Spice Oils
Constituents:  bornyl acetate, valeranone, jonon, tetramenthyloxatricylodecanol, menthylthymyl-ether, ketone and cineol



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