Santalum spicatum, wood, distilled, traditionally grown, Australia.
A warm and exotic oil from a tree native to India that encourages elevation of physical sensations as well as emotional balance. This Australian variety has a deep wood aroma with slightly floral tones and offers an exceptionally high quality alternative to the increasingly rare Indian Sandalwood. It can be used to help create a relaxing and creative ambience for easy communication and also offers calming and soothing properties that are beneficial to the skin. Blends well with: Frankincense, Ylang Ylang and Rose.
Relaxing and uplifting, it is great for use in a diffuser to encourage a calm atmosphere.
The gentle, soothing properties of Sandalwood make it a wonderful skin tonic. Include in massage blends or add a few drops to your moisturiser.
- Sexual desire
Exotic, warm and creative, Sandalwood can help to create an intimate atmosphere that is conducive to open, sensual expression.
For a wonderful nerve tonic add 10 drops of Sandalwood into the bath once a week.
Traditional & Historical Information
Sandalwood is one of the ancient, biblical essential oils. Native to Asia, in particular India, where temples were built with Sandalwood to keep white ants at bay. The ancient Egyptians used Sandalwood in embalming. It is said to promote peacefulness and is popular for meditation. Its anti-infectious and healing reputation supports use for skin complaints, burns and coughs. Libido and fertility are also linked to Sandalwood therapies. In the modern era, Sandalwood has been utilised by anger management groups to promote a calm atmosphere.
This is a very safe essential oil. Use as directed. If ingested, drink milk and seek advice. Avoid contact with eyes: flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.
Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body process for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as recommendation for cure of any medical condition or disease.