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A Staple in Perfumery: Spikenard Essential Oil has a strong and distinctive aroma, characterized by its rich, earthy, and woody notes. It is often used as a base note in perfumery and fragrance blends. 

A Natural Skin Cleanser: As a skin care ingredient, Spikenard Essential Oil can help combat bacteria and reduce the appearance and severity of issues such as acne. 

Soothes Dry, Irritated Skin: Spikenard is versatile and can help moisturize and rejuvenate the skin by targeting dryness. Suitable for sensitive skin types.  

Relaxes Aches and Soreness: Spikenard Oil’s soothing properties may help alleviate muscle tension, stiffness, and fatigue, promoting physical and mental relaxation during massage sessions. 


Spikenard Essential Oil is a prized aromatic herb with a rich history dating back to ancient Egypt and biblical times. Native to the mountainous regions of Northern India, China, and Japan, this versatile oil, also known as Nard and Musk Root, has been cherished for its captivating fragrance and myriad of uses. Historically, Spikenard was commonly used for its aromatic and medicinal properties and was even mentioned in ancient religious and literary texts. Today, Spikenard Essential Oil is a popular choice for aromatherapy, skincare, and massage therapy due to its potential anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.


  • Relax and Unwind: Add 3-5 drops of Spikenard Essential Oil to a diffuser to create a grounding and calming atmosphere.

  • Rejuvenating Massage: Dilute Spikenard Essential Oil with a carrier oil and apply to the skin to promote relaxation and alleviate muscle tension.

  • Soothing Face Serum: Add a few drops of Spikenard Essential Oil to a carrier oil, such as jojoba or coconut oil, and apply to the skin to promote a clear and healthy complexion.

  • Effective Skin Care Ingredient: Spikenard Essential Oil can also be added to facial cleansers, moisturizers, or homemade skincare products.

Botanical Name:

Nardostachys jatamansi

Plant Part:


Main Constituents:

  • β-Gurjunene: 5%
  • Seychellene: 4.2%
  • Spathulenol: 2.4%
  • Patchouli Alcohol: 2.5%
  • Maaliol: 2%



Extraction Method:

Steam Distilled


Color / Consistency:

A slightly viscous golden yellow to greenish liquid.

Aromatic Scent:

A base note with a strong aroma, Spikenard Essential Oil has a harsh, earthy, woody smell that is slightly musty.

Blends Well With:

Lavender, Patchouli, Pine, Vetiver, and Spice Oils.

Cautions: Dilute before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.

Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.

IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.

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Further, New Directions Aromatics is not responsible for the comments made in the customer reviews, nor when products are used in ways not suitable to their purpose (for example, fragrance oils in toothpaste; bath salts in metal containers; additives used in larger amounts than recommended).

As with any manufacturing process, New Directions Aromatics strongly recommends small lab scale testing for evaluation purposes prior to full commercial manufacturing. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of New Directions Aromatics Inc., no representation or warranty, expressed or implied is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s) (including damage or injury), or the results obtained.

The liability of New Directions Aromatics Inc. is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be liable for any errors or delays regarding an order, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).

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