Botanical name Nardostachys jatamansi / Wild/Nepal
One of the most ancient aromatics dating back to the Egyptians and to the time of Christ. Spikenard or Nard Oil, was one of the most precious and costly substances. Mary Magdalene washed and annoited Christ's feet with it before the Last Supper, and it is mentioned several times in the Old Testament.A member of the Valerian family it is a soothing oil for the skin, regulating, good for skin irritations, helpful for mature skin and wounds that will not heal. Regulating to the nervous system and heart. Like Valerian it can be used for anxiety and insomnia. A warm, earthy, woody aroma.