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Latin name: Nardostachys jatamansi
Country of origin: Nepal
Part of the plant: Flowers
Obtained by: Steam 
Main biochemical components*: valeranone (jatamansone), spirojatamol, patchouli alcohol, norseychelanone, ά – and β – patchoulene, jatamol A and B, jatamansic acid, terpenic coumarins-oroseol, and jatamansin.
Properties: Antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, deodorant, laxative, sedative, and uterine.

 

This single essential oil comes diluted in a ready to use carrier oil in a 10ML glass bottle.

 

Emerald Oils created this Spikenard Dilute so that this precious essential oil can be enjoyed at a more affordable price. This oil is a 5% dilution in fractionated coconut oil. (Fractionated Coconut Oil does not go rancid, has no aroma and is non-greasy.)

Dilutes may be applied directly to the skin.

 

Why Use

 

Highly prized in the bible, Spikenard is one that should be in every essential oils enthusiast's coabinet. Its fragrance stands apart from all others and speaks of love and devotion as Mary of Bethany spent a year’s worth of wages to buy this oil and anoint Jesus’ feet before the Last Supper.

Mary then took a pound of very costly perfume of pure nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped His feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume. But Judas Iscariot, one of His disciples, who was intending to betray Him, said, ‘Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor people?’ Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box, he used to pilfer what was put into it. Therefore, Jesus said, ‘Let her alone, so that she may keep it for the day of My burial. For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me. John 12:1-8

 

Physical uses: Fights bacteria and fungus, relieves inflammation, stimmulates the immune system, lowers blodd pressure, fights free-radicals, reduces oxidative stress, treats cholera, food poisoning, and consitpation. Great for PMS and cramping, UTIs and hormonal imbalance. 

 

Skin care uses: Relieves athlete's foot, itching, dermatitis, psoriasis, heals wounds, fights bacterial infections, encourages hair growth.

 

Psychological uses: Calms anxiety, relieves insomnia, calms restlessness

 

Methods of use

*Reminder: Emerald Oils Dilutes may be applied directly to the skin.

 

Aromatherapy: The use of natural, aromatic substances, known as essential oils, have been proven to directly connect to the amygdala and the lymbic system in the brain where the seat of emotions is, as well as enter the blood stream just through smelling., offering mental, emotional and physical healing support. Our Creater YAHWEH is amazing in all His ways!  Dry Inhalation: Put 1-3 drops of essential oil on a tissue and inhale the aroma through your nose. Pause and inhale again. (Avoid touching your nose with the tissue.) OR, dilute with carrier oil and rub into your hands like lotion then cup your hands over your nose and mouth and breathe deeply through your nose, hold for 7 seconds, exhale and repeat. 

 

After Shower: After showering, while your skin is still wet, put 1-3 drops of essential oil in the palm of one of your hands and rub your hands together. Quickly and evenly spread the essential oil over your legs, arms, and torso. Avoid sensitive-skin areas. For maximum skin hydration and to seal in moisture, apply cream, lotion or body oil directly to damp skin.

 

Bath: Dilutes can be added directly to bath water or add 4-8 drops of dilute to 1/2 cup of whole milk or heavy cream. Set aside. If you have muscle aches, add 1-2 cups Epsom or Dead sea salts. Fill the tub with warm water and immerse yourself. Add the essential oil mixture and swirl the water around you. Massage your skin and breathe in the aroma. Remain in the tub for 10-15 minutes.

 

Body Lotion: Add 6-30 drops of essential oil in 1 ounce of fragrance-free, natural moisturizing lotion. Apply to your skin, especially after a shower or bath.

 

Body Oil: Mix 6-30 drops of essential oil in 1 ounce of carrier, such as fractionated coconut oil or sweet almond oil. Apply to your skin, especially after a shower or bath.

 

Compress: Fill a basin with water. (Warm water relaxes and increases circulation. Cool water invigorates and relieves inflammation.) Add 3-5 drops of essential oil and briskly stir. Lay in a washcloth, wring, and apply to the area in need for approximately 1-5 minutes. Dip, wring, and apply 3 more times.

 

Compress, Facial: Fill the sink with warm water. Add 1-3 drops of essential oil to the water and agitate the water to mix well. Lay in a clean washcloth, wring, and apply to face, with eyes closed, holding in place for 5-1