Spikenard – Healing skin tonic and perfume (Nardostachys jatamansil) This heavy, sweet-woody, spicy oil is said to be one of the most powerful sedatives in aromatherapy. It is a diuretic and helps the body to detoxify, which helps fight cellulite. Beneficial for the menstrual cycle. Skin care: Can help chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis/allergic skin reactions/rashes. Use to restore balance (all skin types) and rejuvenate mature skin. Blend with lavender, patchouli and/or vetivert for a nourishing, revitalizing skin treatment.