The Aromatherapist Sandalwood Essential Oil
Make no mistake - real Sandalwood is Indian Sandalwood - Santalum album.
Common Uses: Considered to lift depression, relieve stress and tension, calm aggression and anger. Sandalwood can be sedative in high doses and is often used for insomnia and sleep disorders. Commonly used to treat sore throat, laryngitis and dry cough. Traditionally considered to be the oil for the heart, used to regulate breathe and heart rate.
Cosmetic/Skin Uses: Most commonly used to rejuvenate dry, mature skin. Sandalwood is thought to help the skin retain moisture and collagen, combating fine lines and wrinkles. Often used for wound healing, ulcers, cracked and chapped skin. A beautiful base note for natural perfume and cologne.
Blends Well With: Rose, Neroli, Jasmine, Mimosa, Frankincense, Patchouli, Bergamot, Lemon, Lavender, Black Pepper
Inside Info: A drop of Sandalwood between the eyebrows will help you to have calm, clear focus.
Profile: Santalum album India Wildcrafted (AGD - eco approved export) Steam Distilled from Wood
Recommended Usage: Many of the benefits of essential oils come through inhalation, diffuse in your environment, use in your bath, shower or massage, make a personal scent or a room spritzer.
Caution: Do not apply essential oils to open or broken skin. Some essential oils are not safe for pregnant women, small children or individuals with compromised health. Please seek the advice of your healthcare professional if you are unsure.