Spikenard, also called nard, had a strong, distinctive aroma, similar to an essential oil,where this plant grows naturally. Soothing to the senses, it blends well with other fragrances when anointing Christ’s faithful.
Sold in a 2.5 fl. oz. bottle.
John 12:3 Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.