Spikenard Oil

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Spikenard Oil

Botanical Name of Spikenard:  Nardostachys jatamansi

Synonyms:  Nardostachys grandiflora, nard, nardin, and muskroot

About Spikenard: Spikenard is a flowering plant which grows on the slopes of Himalayas in China, Nepal and India. This plant only grows at an altitude of about 3000 to 5000 meters above seas level. It can grow up to 1 meter in height and bears pink flowers. Rhizomes of spikenard are used to extract its aromatic essential oil from them which is known to have many therapeutic properties.

History of Spikenard: Spikenard oil has been known and used for medicinal values for thousands of years in the Indian sub continent. Ancient medicine form of Ayurveda used this essential oil to cure number of ailments. In ancient Egypt this oil was considered to be a luxury and used to kings and lords. Romans used this oil to make many different popular perfumes out of it. This oil is known to have special significance at the temple service in Jerusalem. There have been various historical literatures available which mention use of this oil (including the Holy Bible) for many different applications in different ears.

Properties of Spikenard Oil: This essential Oil is extracted from the Rhizome of Spikenard plant. Rhizome is basically the stem of the plant which remains underground. Crushes and dried rhizomes are steam distilled to obtain this oil. The yield of this oil ranges between 1 to 3 percent. The major chemical constituents of Spikenard essential oil include: jonon, 1,8 cineole, bornyl acetate, valeranone, tetramenthyloxatricylodecanol, methylthymyl ether, etc.

Health Benefits and Applications Spikenard Oil:

Spikenard Oil is known to have number of benefits, some of the important ones include:

Anti Bacterial: This oil is considered to be a remedy for many potent skin aliments and the reason it is so is because of its anti bacterial properties. Spikenard essential oil is known to be effective in treatment of ailments caused due to bacterial infections in: kidneys, urinary bladder, urethra, athlete’s foot, cholera, etc.

Anti Fungal: Anti fungal properties of spikenard oil are effective in treating ailments such as itches, fungal infections on skin, food poisoning, dermatitis, psoriasis, skin patches, etc.

Anti inflammatory: Any internal or external inflammations (including in digestive or respiratory system inflammations) can be cured by use of spikenard oil.  

Deodorant: One of the most primitive uses of this oil has been in perfumery and has been used as a natural deodorant since centuries.

Laxative: Constipation can be cured by used of this oil. Unlike other laxatives Spikenard oil is not at all hard on the digestive system and still does its trick.

Other therapeutic properties of Spikenard Oil that make it useful are: sedative, uterine, angina pain, healing of wounds, circulation of blood, mental peace and harmony, etc.

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