Spikenard essential oil has an earthy, strong aroma, similar to patchouli or valerian. Jatamansi Oil has been used for thousands of years to promote a peaceful and calm mind. It possesses a beautiful fragrance and is beneficial in the practice of yoga and meditations. This is a 100% pure essential oil with no other oils added. Jatamansi is also known as spikenard and has been a valued oil since the Biblical times. It is mentioned that Mary Magdalene used this oil to massage the feet of Jesus at the Last Supper. Jatamansi possesses tremendous ability to calm and sooth frayed nerves. It is especially grounding for Vata disorders. It can stimulate and promote a healthy male hormonal system and help restore a sense of control and power. It is also used to maintain the healthy youthfulness to maturing skin.