Sandalwood Essential Oil

sandalwood essential oil

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This post was most recently updated on December 5th, 2018

Sandalwood Essential Oil


Sandalwood Essential Oil



Latin name = Santalum album

Plant origin:  India and Indonesia

Steam distilled from wood

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Via Plant TherapySandalwood Australian Essential Oil 5 mL


Sandalwood essential oil has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine.

It was also used in the Bible and is a very strong oil.

Commonly found used in the perfume industry.


Sandalwood Essential Oil

It supports the nerves and circulation. Also promotes deep sleep,  for emotional support,  and depression and anxiety.

Sandalwood is used as a memory booster!

Another known use is as an aphrodisiac. Can help with skin revitalization and for bronchitis.

Such a versatile essential oil!!




Sandalwood is a strong antioxidant,  is anti-infectious, and antibacterial.


Mixes well with: 



Sandalwood essential oil is big in sesquiterpenes.

What does that mean you ask?

 Sesquiterpenes, one of the constituents of essential oils, that are known as:

anti-septic \anti-inflammatory \soothing to inflamed tissue


Sesquiterpenes have been researched in Europe for their ability to stimulate the pineal gland and the limbic region of the brain, the center of emotions.



Excellent essential oil to use for yoga, meditation, deep sleep, and lucid dreaming.

Furthermore, it has been rumored to help fight against MRSA.


You can purchase oil here ———> SandalwoodSandalwood RMO



Do not use if pregnant or nursing unless under your doctors care.  Do not use on babies 2 and under.


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