Spikenard Essential Oil in the Bible

Spikenard Essential Oil is steam distilled from the plant rootSpikenard essential oil comes from a flowering plant (Valerian family) that grows in the Himalayas of Nepal, China, and India. The spice is mentioned five times in the Bible by the name ‘nard.’ (The spice is also called ‘nardin’ and ‘muskroot.’) Spikenard is mentioned three times in the book of Song of Solomon in the Old Testament, and twice in the New Testament. Continue reading “Spikenard Essential Oil in the Bible”