Botanical Name: Nardostachys jatamansi
Common Name: Spikenard, Muskroot
Part Used: Root
Use in Ayurved: Jatamansi acts as a natural nervine tonic & memory booster. It exerts calming & relaxation effects. Anti-inflammatory activity is attributed to Sesqueterpenes present in volatile oils of Jatamansi. Jatamansi is famous in ayurveda as an herb to combat the effects of day-to-day stress. It has the property of enhancing the body’s innate ability to sleep well. This thus tackles a common association of arthritis which is disturbed sleep and overall stress.