Spikenard Materia Medica


Spikenard has been highly valued for millenniums, being prized for both spiritual and medicinal purposes.

In aromatherapy, spikenard oil is considered to be of potential value in certain cases for ameliorating: insomnia; nervous stress; anxiety; restlessness; despondency; resentment; spiritual uncertainty; emotional wounds; migraine headache; tooth problems; anemia; tachycardia; cardiac arrhythmia; cardiac pain of nervous origin; thromboses; gastrointestinal spasms; colic; constipation; nausea; nervous indigestion; hemorrhoids and other varicose veins; ovarian insufficiency; allergies; rash; aging skin; psoriasis; inflamed skin; scleroderma; devitalized hair.

On a spiritual level, spikenard is considered valuable for enhancing acceptance, compassion, devotion, humility, generosity, inner balance and inner peace.

Download this chapter to learn more about SPIKENARD—Nardostachys jatamansi.

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10 pages excerpted from Berkowsky’s Synthesis Materia Medica/Spiritualis of Essential Oils.

Miasm: Ringworm
Sefirah: Chesed
Constitutional Type: Neurasthenia
Spiritual PhytoEssencing Core Perspectives: plant characteristics and historical perspectives; herbal medicine and aromatherapy; hypothalamus; homeopathic remedy Hypoth.; rhythmic system and heart; homeopathic remedy Calc fluor.; neurasthenia; Ringworm miasm; Chesed.

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