||Jatamansi Oil, Indian valerian root oil false,
Jatamansi root oil
||Plant Parts Used
||Color & Odor
||Amner clear liquid liquid with sweet, woody, spicy
like valerian, ginger odor
Jatamansi is a tender aromatic herb with a pungent rhizome root and native
to the mountainous regions of northern India, as well as China and Japan.
Constituents & Specifications :
Jatamansi oil has various chemical compounds that include bornyl acetate,
valeranone, jonon, tetramenthyloxatricylodecanol, menthylthymyl-ether,
ketone and cineol.
Specific Gravity :
0.93000 - 0.95870 @ 25.00 °C
Refractive Index :
1.50550 - 1.54580 @ 20.00 °C
Anti-inflammatory, anti-pyretic, antiseptic, calmative, sedative, laxative
and tonic diuretic, carminative, stomachic and laxative (excellent when used
over time in cases of chronic constipation).
Benefits & Uses :
- Spikenard oil can be effective for tension, stress, migraine, nervous
indigestion and insomnia. It seems to have rejuvenating qualities
especially for the mature skin and can help with allergies, skin
inflammations and rashes.
- Jatamansi oil can be employed in the treatment of epilepsy, hysteria
and in many varieties of convulsive affections.
- Jatamansi oil is said to fight insomnia, flatulence, birth
difficulties and other minor ailments. It is used extensively in
perfumery applications and manufacturing of incence.