Sandalwood Essential Oil- Santalum spicatum
Sandalwood Essential Oil offered here comes from Australia. Sandalwood Essential Oil is Therapeutic Quality Essential Oil steam distilled from the wood. Due to the devastation of Sandalwood forests in India, we no longer carry Indian Sandalwood (Santalum alba). Instead, we offer this wonderful Australian sustainably grown Sandalwood.
This Sandalwood essential oil is a thick, pale yellow, brownish or greenish essential oil is extracted via distillation of the tree’s wood chips and has a distinctive warm aroma.
Australian Sandalwood Essential Oil has the following properties: antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, astringent, carminative, cicatrizant, diuretic, expectorant, sedative, and tonic.
For skin, it has been used to treat drying, cracking, and chapping, itching, psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, and acne. People have used it for respiratory infections and for related respiratory issues such as bronchitis, painful cough, conditions with thick yellow mucus, and sore throat. Sandalwood has also been used for urinary tract and vaginal infections. In addition to night sweats and for menopausal symptoms, it has also been used in nervous conditions such as stress, nervous tension and exhaustion, depression, insomnia, neuralgia/sciatica, obsessive worry, night sweats, and as a meditation aid.
Drug interaction with drugs metabolized by CYP2D6.
For more information on Sandalwood essential oil and it’s uses please read my blog post.
Please take a moment to read the safety guidelines for using essential oils.
*Disclaimer- Please see our disclaimer page. No part of the description of any of the essential oils is meant to imply any medical diagnosis or treatment may be achieved by using them. Only a licensed physician can diagnose and treat. You assume all risk for your use or misuse of any essential oils.