Sandalwood, Mysore - Santalum album
- Brand: Medicine Flower
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Medicine Flower Sandalwood, Mysore Primary Benefits Works as an amazing anti-inflammatory May work relieving acne, dry or aging skin Loosens congestion, eases sore throat and cough as a respiratory aid. Aids in Meditation as this oil is deeply spiritual and may assist in bringing mental clarity Recognized as one of the...
Medicine Flower Sandalwood, Mysore
- Works as an amazing anti-inflammatory
- May work relieving acne, dry or aging skin
- Loosens congestion, eases sore throat and cough as a respiratory aid.
- Aids in Meditation as this oil is deeply spiritual and may assist in bringing mental clarity
- Recognized as one of the few true aphrodisiacs
- Helps soothe tension, nervousness, depression, and hyperactivity
Botanical Name: Santalum album
Aroma: woody, sweet, smooth, exotic
Color: Colorless to very pale yellow, transparent, somewhat viscous
Perfumery Note: Base
Extraction Method: Extracted from the chipped heartwood by steam distillation
Blends Well With: Agarwood, Amber Oil - Fossilized, Ambrette Seed, Amyris, Bergamot, Black Currant Bud, Black Pepper, Boronia, Cardamom, Cassie, Chamomile (Roman), Champaca, Cistus, Clary Sage, Clove, Coriander, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Labdanum, Lavender, Lemon, Lotus, Mandarin, Mimosa, Myrrh, Neroli, Nutmeg, Oakmoss, Orange, Orris, Osmanthus, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Rose, Spikenard, Tangerine, Tuberose, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang.
Chemical Components: The main chemical components are santalol, santyl acetate and santalen
Therapeutic properties: Antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, sedative and tonic.
Used spiritually for thousands of years, the Indian Sandlewood tree is considered sacred. The oil is distilled from Santalum album in the Mysore region of India, and the oil is appreciated for its woody, sweet, yet smooth aroma which is known to relax, calm and ground. As one of the few true aphrodisiacs, it is an amazing fixant to any perfume blend. Added to a carrier, can be used on skin and allow its anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal properties go to work. The antibacterial, Sandalwood can also be used as an organic cleaning agent.
This enchanting aroma may soothe tension, nervousness, depression, or hyperactivity and is a common oil to keep on hand. During the Sui Dynasty in 581 AD, Tibetan monks carried Sandalwood in medicine bags to treated respiratory disorders and help relax the mind and body. The wood was imported and used it in medicine, for embalming and in ritual burning to venerate Ancient Egyptians gods. Sandalwood was also used by Buddhists to alleviate depression, anxiety and insomnia. This amazing tree take 30 years to grow! May your usage of Sandalwood be mindful, as it has become nearly extinct due to severe population decline and genetic impoverishment after decades of mismanagement and over-harvesting. Breath in the majestic aroma of Sandalwood essential oil to quiet the mind and feel a more peaceful atmosphere around you.
Always test for skin sensitivity prior to widespread use and use on the feet when possible. Excessive use of any oil can lead to skin sensitization. If skin irritation does occur, wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Keep out of eyes, ears, or nose. Experts do not recommend using essential oil if you have a terminal illness, cancer, epilepsy or a number of other conditions. Not all oils are created equal, so test brands carefully, and never use an oil in a way not recommended. Our oil is therapeutic grade, however we do not recommend any oils be used internally unless on the advice of a medical professional.
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