Description & extraction:
Sandalwood is an evergreen, parasitic tree that burrows its roots into other trees. It can grow up to 9 meters (30 feet) high and has a brown-gray trunk, many smooth
slender branches, leathery leaves and small pink-purple flowers. It can take thirty to sixty years for a tree to reach full maturity, when it is cut and distilled and the
yellowish wood is sold in thin scrapings. It is agreed that the best sandalwood oil is from mysore in india. The oil has a woody, exotic smell, subtle and lingering and the
color is pale yellow to pale gold. Our essential oil contains 90% santalol - making it a very superior sandalwood oil. Sandalwood oil is from india and extracted from santalum
album of the santalaceae family and is also known as east indian sandalwood, santal, saunders and sandalwood mysore. Sandalwood oil is extracted from the chipped heartwood by
steam distillation and yields 4 - 6. 5 %.
1.Blends well with:
sandalwood essential oils blend well with one another, sandalwood oil blends particularly well with bergamot, black pepper, geranium, lavender, myrrh, rose, vetivert and ylang-ylang.
the main chemical components are santalol, santyl acetate and santalene. Our essential oil contains 90% santalol.
Sandalwood oil are antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, sedative and tonic.
Benefits, Uses & Precautions:
• This relaxing 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.
• 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.
• It is considered a non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing oil.
Oil from the sacred sandalwood tree is used in many perfumes and medicines. A powerful healing oil, especially good for bruised areas.
The use of this helps develop one’s clairvoyant powers. Try it by applying to the temples before a séance, or to the hands before asking a question of the Ouija Board. For those
who are attempting clear seeing (being able to see people, objects, or events at a long distance away), apply to the upper eye lids before concentrating.