Sandalwood (5% Jojoba)

Botanical Name:                   Santalum album

Synonym:                              East Indian sandalwood, Mysore sandalwood

Botanical Family:                  Santalaceae

Country of Origin:                 Asia and India

Plant Part:                             Timber, heartwood

Extraction Method:               Steam or water distillation

Characteristics:                     Deep, soft, sweet, woody, exotic, warm

Properties:                            
Antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, sedative, tonic

Chemical Constituents:       α-santalol, β-santalol, monocyclic sesquiterpene alcohol


Indications:

 

Mind & Spirit:                                   

 

  • Calming
  • Reduces tension and stress, fear and depression
  • Very relaxing, aids sleep.

 

Body: 

                       

  • Used for coughs, catarrh, sore throats, colic and diarrhoea 
  • Relieves intestinal spasm and inflammation 
  • Relieves itchy, inflamed and cracked skin. 

 

Contraindications:                Nil

Note:                                     Base

Odour Intensity:                    7

Blends well with:                 
Basil, bergamot, black pepper, cypress, cedarwood, frankincense, geranium, jasmine, lavender, lemon, myrrh, neroli, orange, palmarosa, rose, vetiver, ylang ylang

 

Traditions:                

The ancient Egyptians, Chinese and Indians used it for incense and embalming.  It was burnt at funerals to help free the soul in death.  The incense was used to aid meditation and religious ceremonies.  It has been used to cure skin inflammations and to discharge mucous.  The trees are now nearly extinct and now used only for the distillation of oil.

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