Sandalwood is a sacred tree in India, which is used for the production of incense. It has evergreen leaves and small pink flowers. Its bark is brown.
Real sandalwood is very rare, but the demand is high, the world demand cannot be covered. The wood is therefore a very precious commodity.
Sandalwood essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the wood.
- The unique fragrance is both stimulating and soothing to the body, mind and soul
- Helps to manage negative emotions such as anger, tension and nervousness
- Sandalwood essential oil is also known as white sandalwood. When diffused, it is an oil of well-being, which leaves a strong and pleasant scent
Main use: diffusion
- The precious wood and the oil extracted from it have been traded for over 3000 years. Genuine sandalwood is very rare, but demand is high, so the world's demand cannot be met. Wood is therefore a very valuable commodity.
- As the oil is very intensive, do not apply it pure to the skin. Mix with an odourless carrier oil before use
- A few drops of the mixture on the temples or wrists
- If you suffer from insomnia, a scented lamp on the bedside table can help you fall asleep better
- Sandalwood is also well suited to smoking. The scent is said to release negative vibrations and tension in the room
- A soothing aromatic bath provides relaxation and well-being: five to ten drops of sandalwood essential oil in the bath water
- Photo-sensitizing essential oil: Do not expose to the sun after use
- Wash your hands before and after using essential oils
- Do not use on pregnant women during the first 3 months of pregnancy
- Breastfeeding women: ask your doctor for advice
- Not to be used on babies and children under 7 years old
- Do not leave bottles of essential oil within the reach of children