Nardostachys is a flowering plant under the family of valerianaceae growing in the Himalayan region found at altitudes between 3000 – 5000 meter. The plant is about 1metre high. It has very powerful sedative properties and works effectively as a restorative in hair loss and colour restoration .Spikenard is used for complexion, strength, spasmodic hysteria, nervous convulsions, nervous headache and epilepsy. Spikenard oil is used for perfumes, as an incense and as herbal medicine which is believed to help against insomnia, birth difficulties etc.


Botanical Name: Nardostachys  grandiflora

Distillation part of plant: Root, rhizome

Main Constituents: Jatamansone

Local Name: Jatamansi

Sourcing: Wild Crafted
Production Month: October-December
Production: Contracted community forest groups

General Properties

Physical Properties:

Aroma: spicy, sweet and woody, herbaceous

Notes: Base

Color: Greenish Blue

Appearance: Mobile liquid


Available Quantity: 150 gm to 100 K.G

  • It is one of the early aromatics used by the ancient Egyptians and is mentioned in the Bible, in ‘song of solomon’ and in the Book of John where Mary used it to anoint the feet of Jesus. It was used by wealthy Roman women in perfumes and beauty preparations.
  • Allergies, inflammation, rejuvenating matured skin, rashes
  • Nervous system: Insomnia, nervous indigestion, migraine, stress and tension.
  • In perfumery such as oriental bases, heavy florals, woody bases, animal amber types.
  • It has several uses the fragrance industry and flavor industry (e.g. ingredient for beer).


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