The essential oil derived from the bark of the tree is used in Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicines to treat a range of health issues, such as fever, inflammation, and pain. In ancient times, Sandalwood oil was so very popular that its use for beauty and bath was a part of the daily routine for both men and women. It was believed to provide a flawless complexion and a composed temper.
Ecodrop’s Sandalwood essential oil is extracted from the bark of Santalum album trees through the steam distillation process. Trees are sourced from organic plantations in India, certified organic by the USDA. The oil is of medium consistency and has a distinctive woody, sweet, delicate fragrance.
|Country of Origin:||India|
|Botanical Name:||Santalum album|
|Extraction Method:||Steam Distillation|
|Parts of Plant used:||Bark|
|Colour:||Slightly Yellow Colour|
|Odour:||Woody, Exotic Sweet, Subtle|
|Bottled in the UK|
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BENEFITS AND USES
Aromatherapy: The intensely penetrating but not overwhelming scent of Sandalwood oil has a grounding effect on the mind. It provided clarity to the senses and promotes a sense of peace and contentment. During meditation practices, it is believed to help cleanse the chakras. Its aroma is believed to clear the mind of negativity and boost mood.
Skincare: Sandalwood oil is perfect for all skin types. It moisturizes dry skin and balances oil production in cases of excess sebum production. The potent antiseptic and antibacterial compounds present in the oil treat and prevent any breakouts, while also promoting an even complexion.
Scar and wound healer: Applying Sandalwood oil to injuries and scar marks is a natural and effective way to encourage new cell growth. Its cooling properties are great for providing immediate relief from pain in cases of burns.
Therapeutic uses: Sandalwood is very effective for bringing down the body temperature. Rubbing a diluted version of the oil on head, temples, and feet is known to help in reducing fever and inflammation.
Diffusion: Add 4-5 drops to home diffusers. Sandalwood blends well with Patchouli, Cedarwood, and Frankincense oils.
Skin application: Add 15-20 drops to 30 ml of jojoba oil. Use as a face moisturizer and a night cream.
Beauty products: Add 2-3 drops to creams, lotions, lip balms, and DIY products.
Bath: Add 2-3 drops to the bathwater.
Perfume: Take 2-3 drops on a cotton swab and apply on clothes.
Massage: Add 5-6 drops to 10-15 ml of carrier oils.
- For external use only.
- Always dilute before use. Consult a professional for proper dilution ratio.
- Consult with your Doctor, or other qualified health care professional before using any of the recipes.
- Avoid in pregnancy and lactation.
- Keep away from eye area.
- Keep away from children.
The information provided is general and should not be taken as medical advice. Neither Ecodrop essential oils nor associated business entities guarantee the accuracy of the information. Please consult your doctor, especially if being used during pregnancy, before using this product. You are also encouraged to test the product to ensure that it meets your needs, before using for mass production.