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Scientific name of Spikenard: Nardostachys jatamamsi DC
Name of Spikenard in different languages:-
English: Nard, Nardin, or Muskroot.
Useful plant parts of Spikenard: Root, stem
Plant description of Spikenard -
Spikenard or Jadamaji - Nardostachys jatamamsi DC is a flowering plant of Himalayas, it grows up to 1 m height, flowers are pink and bell shaped. Nard oil is prepared from the rhizomes of this plant.
Medicinal uses: Depression, headache, fits.
Acaciin, ursolie acid, octacosanol, kanshone A, nardosinonediol, nardosinone, aristolen-9beta-ol, oleanolic acid, beta-sitosterol.
How to prepare medicines:
Spikenard is the one of the ingredient in the Ayurveda medicines like-