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Sandalwood Essential Oil Summary

All Sandalwood Essential Oil Benefits/Effects/Facts & Information

Sandalwood Essential Oil is known for its calming and inner peace building properties. May help lower cortisol and improve memory during stressful times.

  • Botanical Name: Santalum album
  • Extracted From: Wood
  • Color: Clear – Light Yellow
  • Aroma: Rich, Sweet, Woody, Floral
  • Aroma Strength: Medium
  • Benefits: Nervous System, Skin Health, Respiratory System
  • Beneficial For: Relaxation, Focus, Concentration, Stress, Dry Skin, Coughs, Acne, Stretch Marks
  • Uses: Massage, Aromatherapy
  • Common Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
  • Constituent Composition: a-Santalol, B-Santalol, Nuciferol, epi-B-Santalol, a-trans-Bergamotol

Things to Know About Sandalwood Oil

Sandalwood Oil Is Also Known As

Santalum album

Things to note about Sandalwood Oil

  • Studies show that Sandalwood oil may cause skin irritation in some users.

How To Use Sandalwood Essential Oil

Sandalwood essential oil should be diluted prior to topical application.

  • Topically – Generally a 2% Sandalwood oil to 30 Fl oz carrier oil dilution ratio is recommended.
  • Aromatically – Can be used in a diffuser or vaporizer.
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