The Meaning & Benefits of Spikenard Incense

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Spikenard is a small perennial plant which grows on rocks and mountain slopes.

It was mentioned the biblical Song of Solomon.

Plant Family: Valerianaceae.

Synonyms: West Indian lemon grass, East Indian lemon grass.

Origin: China, Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet, and surrounding regions.

Parts Used: Dried roots.

What Does Spikenard Incense Smell Like?

Spikenard has a heavy earthy aroma, with notes of vegetation, wood, spice and musk.

The scent of spikenard is good in combination with aloeswood, benzoin, cinnamon, clove, lavender, musk, myrrh, patchouli, sandalwood, and vetiver.

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Metaphysical Meaning of Spikenard Incense

Elemental Symbolism: Fire.

Astrological Symbolism: Pisces, Taurus, and Sagittarius.

Planetary Symbolism: Moon and Venus.

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