Spikenard is a soft, aromatic herb with a strongly pungent rhizome root. It is native to the mountainous regions of Northern India. Spikenard Essential Oil has an earthy, harsh wood like smell that is slightly musty. Jatamansi, one of the most cherished herbs in Ayurveda, is now available in oil form. Our Jatamansi Oil formula uses key Ayurvedic herbs that allow you to use our Jatamansi Oil as a body massage oil as well as a hair oil. In a base of Almond oil, when the Jatamansi Oil is used for body massage, it will be one of the most calming, relaxing, and therapeutic oils available.