Spikenard Oil

[VRI/NE/01-192]

Extraction Method - Steam Distillation

Certificate - ISO, GMP, Organic, IFRA, FSSAI, Halal

Source - Root

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₹2,083.90

Botanical Name:  Nardostachys jatamansi Common name:  Spikenard, Jatamansi Read More

Botanical Name: 

Nardostachys jatamansi

Common name: 

Spikenard, Jatamansi

Plant family: 

Valerianaceae

Genus: 

Nardostachys

Appearance/Color:

A slightly viscous golden yellow to greenish liquid.

Odor:

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

Blends With:

Lavender, Patchouli, Pine, Vetiver and Spice Oils.

Origin:

Nepal

Source:

Root

Method of Extraction:

Steam Distillation

 

Jatamansi (Nardostachys Jatamansi) is a perennial herb about 10-60cm in height having long stout, rhizomes root. The leaves are elongated and spatulated while few leaves are sessile, oblong or sub ovate. The flowers are pink bell shaped. Its roots are thick and has too many hairs.

Due to its thick roots and too many hairs (jata in Sanskrit) it has the name Jatamansi. It consists of two words: Jata means dread locks and manasi indicates towards human. It is wonderful medicinal herb used since the ancient times for many medicinal purposes. Its dried rhizomes and roots are the main medicinal parts used in preparation. Its Spikenard rhizomes (underground stems) can be crushed and distilled into an intensely aromatic amber color essential oil which is very thick in consistency. This oil is used as a perfume, incense, a sedative and an herbal medicine said to fight insomnia, birth difficulties and other minor ailments.

It has various therapeutic actions on body. It is a natural nervine tonic and a memory enhancer, which has calming, peaceful and relaxation features. It is used for natural support for mental disorders like schizophrenia and epilepsy, stress, anxiety and depression and induces healthy sleep. Healthy sleep mean- without any addiction and depression effect.

It is available in market in different forms like oil, powder. It contains various chemical constituents - ursolie acid, acacin, kanshone A, octacosanol, nardosinone, nardosinonediol, aristolen-9beta-ol, oleanolic acid, and beta-sitosterol. It also contains nardal, jatamansic acid, jatamol A &B, spirojatamol, terpenoid, neolignans, taraxerone, valeranone, chlorogenic acid, ferulic acid, syringic acid and photocatechuic acid.

DISCLAIMER

The complete range of conditions or methods of use are beyond our control therefore we do not assume any responsibility and expressly disclaim any liability for any use of this product. Information contained herein is believed to be true and accurate however, all statements or suggestions are made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding accuracy of the information, the hazards connected with the use of the material or the results to be obtained from the use thereof. Compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and local regulations remains the responsibility of the user.

The FDA has not evaluated the statements on this website. No claims are made by Venkatramna Industries as to the medicinal value of any products from vriaroma.com or by us. The information presented here is for educating our customers about the traditional uses of essential oils and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. You are responsible for understanding the safe application of these products. If you have any questions, please call or email us for further information.

As per NAHA guidelines, New Directions Aromatics (NDA) does not recommend the ingestion of essential oils. It is imperative to consult a medical practitioner before using Essential Oils for therapeutic purposes. Pregnant and nursing women and those taking prescription drugs are especially advised not to use this product without the medical advice of a physician. The oil should always be stored in an area that is inaccessible to children, especially those under the age of 7.

The plant has a rich history of medicinal use and has been valued for centuries in Ayurvedic (Indian) and Unani (ancient Greco-Arab) systems of medicine. The rhizomes of the plant are used in the Ayurvedic system of medicine as a bitter tonic, stimulant, antispasmodic, and to treat hysteria, convulsions, and epilepsy. The root has been medically used to treat insomnia and blood, circulatory, and mental disorders. Some preparations of the plant have been used as a heptotonic, cardiotonic, analgesic, and diuretic in the Unani system of medicine. The plant is of economic importance and has been used to produce perfumes and dyes.

Spikenard Oil in Pharma

It has been traditionally used in the Ayurvedic system of medicine as a neuroprotective agent for the treatment of hysteria, epilepsy, insomnia, and convulsions. The rhizome extract of this plant has been studied for its beneficial effect on the nervous system. It is also known to possess an antidepressant activity that helps in the management of psychological disorders like depression, anxiety disorders, mental fatigue, panic disorders, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.             

COMMON USAGE

·        Neuroprotective

·        Anti-stress

·        Anti-depressant

·        Anxiolytic

·        Anti-cataleptic

·        Anti-seizure (Anticonvulsant)

·        Antispasmodic

·        Anti-inflammatory

·        Antihypertensive

·        Deodorant

·        Antibacterial

·        Antifungal (Jatamansi oil)

·        Carminative

·        Stomachic

·        Heart Tonic

·        Mild Diuretic (by exerting stimulant action on kidneys)

·        Anti-histaminic

·        Mild laxative

Ingredients:                                                              

S.No

Key Constituents

Strength (%)

1

Nardol

10.1

2

Formic acid

9.4

3

a-selinene

9.2

4

Dihydro-b-ionone

7.9

5

Nardol isomer

4.8

6

Selinene isomer

3.9

7

Propionic acid

3.4

8

b-caryophyllene

3.3

9

cubebol

2.9

10

a-gurjunene

2.5

11

Selinene isomer

2.2

12

7-hexadecene

2.0

13

(E)-nerolidol

1.9

14

Calamenene

1.1

15

Epoxy-ledene

1.0

 

TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Safety Summary                        

·        Hazards: Not known.

·        Cautions: Not known.

Organ Specific Effects  

·        Adverse skin reaction: Not Known.

·        Systemic Effects                                           

·        Acute Toxicity: No information found.

·        Antioxidant/pro-oxidant activity: Mint oil significantly scavenged DPPH and OH radicals

·        Carcinogenic/anti carcinogenic potential: No data found for mint oil or piperitone oxide. The oil contains no known carcinogens.                             

 

ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 

·        Mobility: The product is insoluble in water.

·        Dispose of in compliance with all local and national regulations.

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