Essential Oil Profile: Sandalwood


Latin Name: Santalum album

Family: Santalaceae

Plant Part: Wood

Method: Distillation

Note/Element: Note: Base Element: Earth, Water, Metal.

Functional Groups: Alcohol, aldehyde, sesquiterpene.

Type: Relaxing

Ayurvedic Dosha (Balances): Vatta, Pitta

Scent: Woody, sweet

For Skin Type: Dry, mature

Cautions: None

Physical Uses: Insomnia, dry skin, cracked feet & hands, cough, sore throat, laryngitis, cystitis, nausea, heartburn, muscle pain.

Mental/Emotiona Uses: Stress, tension, anxiety, strengthening, centering, depression, helps to instill inner peace, low self esteem.

Other Uses: Enhance meditation & prayer, perfumery, aphrodisiac.

Blends Well With: Flower, peel, resin, root, spice, wood.


Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Advanced Level, 2001-2011.

May your usage of Sandalwood be mindful, and may you be present in the magnificence of every application.-Eden Botanicals



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