Sandalwood Indian

Santalum album

Origin: India Mysore
Family: Santalaceae
Part used: Core wood

Indian Sandalwood is an evergreen tree native to southern India and Southeast Asia. It grows up to 9 metres tall. The trees do not mature until they are thirty years old and can live to be one hundred years old. The heartwood is the only part of the tree that should be used for its fragrance. It is widely used for its natural anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-aging properties.
Fragrance notes
A rich mix of balsamic, soft and sweet accents with obvious tones of wood. Exotic.

Blending notes
Blends well with: Frankincense, Ylang Ylang and Rose.
Sandalwood is one of the most ancient essential oils. Its powerful and precious properties have been used for at least 4,000 years. Sandalwood is native to Asia, in particular India, where temples were built with Sandalwood to keep termites at bay. The ancient Egyptians are known to have used Sandalwood in the embalming of bodies. It is esteemed in many cultures, including Indian, Hindu, Muslim, Chinese and Japanese where it is used for religious ceremonies. Its reported sedative properties have been found to promote feelings of deep peace and is ideal for meditation. In modern times, Sandalwood has been utilised by anger management groups to promote a calm atmosphere.

Please note: the traditional uses listed here are for reference only and should not be taken as recommendations for treatment, or cure, of any disease or medical condition. Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body processes towards improved health and wellbeing.
Add 1-2 drops to pulse points, repeat as required.

Skin care
Add 3 drops to massage blends or to moisturiser.

Add 5 drops into a bath once a week. Therapeutic baths should not exceed 15 minutes.

Add 5-10 drops to a diffuser.
Safety considerations
This oil is safe if applied as directed. Safe to use with other medication when necessary. If accidentally ingested do not induce vomiting, follow with olive oil or milk and seek advice from a health specialist. Avoid contact with eyes - flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.

Please note: Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body processes for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as a recommendation to cure any medical condition or disease.
Key ingredients
100% pure Santalum album, distilled core wood, India Mysore
Key component
cis-alpha-Santalol, cis-beta-Santalol, epi-beta-Santalol, alpha-Santalene, trans-alpha-Bergamotol