Sandalwood

Santalum album        This oil has a harmonizing and calming effect which reduces tension and confusion and is ideal for use in depression. Its soothing, cooling and moisturising properties are good for dry skin conditions caused by a loss of moisture. It is very useful for any chest complaints, sore throats and dry coughs as well as bronchitis and asthma; it is also helpful with sexual problems

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€23,20

SANDALWOOD: (Tree) Santalum album 

 The oil has a woody, exotic aroma, subtle and lingering; the colour is pale yellow to pale gold.

Although expensive, this oil has wonderful qualities for relieving both chest and urinary tract infections, while assisting the skin in promoting hydration and moisture.

Sandalwood Essential Oil has a harmonizing and calming effect which reduces tension and confusion and is ideal for use in depression, hectic daily lifestyles and states of fear, stress, nervous exhaustion, chronic illness and anxiety.

On the skin, Sandalwood Essential Oil relieves itching and inflammation and is most effective in relieving dehydrated skin making it great for anti-ageing skincare; the astringent action has a great toning effect.

Sandalwoods soothing, cooling and moisturising properties are good for dry skin conditions caused by a loss of moisture: it can also be used for the treatment of oily skin by balancing sebum production. It can help heal scars, stretch marks and for fighting dry eczema.

It is very useful for any chest complaints as it has a pronounced effect on the mucus membranes of both the pulmonary as well as genito-urinary tract - making it very effective for complaints of the urinary tract as well.

Chronic chest infections, sore throats and dry coughs as well as bronchitis and asthma can benefit greatly from this oil, as well as cystitis and bladder infections, also helpful with sexual problems such as frigidity and impotence.

Sandalwood increases the circulation of blood flow throughout the body, and also acts as a heart regulator. This oil is extremely effective in reducing nausea, heartburn or gas. Sandalwood is reputed to have aphrodisiac properties.

Sandalwood Essential Oil blends well with

Although essential oils blend well with one another, Sandalwood oil blends particularly well with bergamot, Black Pepper, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Myrrh, Rose, Vetivert and Ylang Ylang.  

Therapeutic properties

The therapeutic properties of sandalwood oil are antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, sedative and tonic.

Therapeutic properties explained

Chemical composition

The main chemical components are santalol, santyl acetate and santalene.

Extraction

Our Sandalwood Essential Oil originates from India and is extracted from the chipped heartwood by steam distillation and yields 4 - 6.5 %.

Precautions

Sandalwood Essential Oil is considered non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing.