Sandalwood essential oil helps stress relief and relaxation, bronchitis, sore throats, cystitis and thrush. Sandalwood essential oil also helps dry skin
Latin name (INCI) : Amyris balsamifera Note : Base Method of extraction : Steam distilled from the resinous bark. Aroma: Light, fresh, citrus Principal properties and indications : Antiseptic, aphrodisiac, Soothing and uplifting
Also known as Amyras, West Indian Sandalwood, Jamaican Sandalwood and West Indian Rosewood. It is a small bushy tree with compound leaves and white flowers which grows wild in thickets.
Sandalwood essential oil is used as a fixative in blends and helps bring out the notes of other essential oils when used in a blend.
Uses for Sandalwood essential oil:
Circulatory system: A tonic for the heart
Urinary system: Helps with cystitis, vaginal infections, thrush and helps reduce fluid retention.
Respiratory system: Relieves chest infections, coughs, bronchitis and sore throats.
Nervous system: Relieves stress, anxiety and tension. Sandalwood oil will also aids sleep and relaxation.
Skin : Beneficial for dry cracked skin.
Sandalwood essential oil brings peace and tranquility.
CAUTIONS: Do not apply Sandalwood essential oil directly to the skin, dilute with a carrier oil