Spikenard Essential Oils
Spikenard essential oil (Nardostachys jatamansi) comes from the rhizome of the spikenard (Aralia racemosa) plant. The plant is herbaceaous and bushy wiith a pleasant aroma. Spikenard can be found throughout North America however, it is really a native of the Hymalayan mountains. Spikenard essential oil is highly regarded as a calming, sedative, stabilizing oil. It is often used for regulating the actions of the nervous system and the heart. Spikenard helps soothe anxiety. Spikenard is describes as Earthy, woody, harsh, and musty.