Spikenard, popularly known as Jatamansi in India, has been used extensively in Ayurveda for ages. Jatamansi is a flowering herb that belongs to the family Valerianaeae. Jatamansi has various nutritional values its' manifold benefits are contributed by the presence of a combination of chemicals. The ingredient list consists of actinidine, aristolene, carotene, Carlene, clalarenol, coumarin, dihydroazulenes, jatamanshinic acid, nardol, nardostachone, Oroselol, etc. It also has relaxing and calming attributes which makes it an important ingredient for various ayurvedic and herbal medicinal products.