Aroma: Base note.
This evergreen tree comes from Australia and the East Indies. In India the Sandalwood tree is widely considered to be sacred.
Do not use for depressed people as it may lower their mood even more.
Steam distillation of the wood.
- Urinary infections.
In powdered form, Sandalwood is burned during religious ceremonies.
It helps nervous tension and anxiety either as a blended massage oil or in a vaporiser or burner.
Added to a bath or massaged on the lower back as a blended oil it may help alleviate cystitis.
Sandalwood helps to improve the immune system.
Massaged into the chest or throat as a blend it helps sore throats and bronchitis.
Sandalwood is widely used in beauty preparations and has a beneficial effect on eczema, acne and dry and chapped skin.
Scent: Sweet, woody, warm.