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ORGANIC SANDALWOOD

ORGANIC SANDALWOOD

Santalum album

Botanical Properties

Sandalwood essence comes from a shrub belonging to the Santalaceae family that measures up to 5m in height. It has evergreen leaves and small pink flowers. Its red-brown bark hides its precious yellow wood. 

Origin and history

Originating in India and Southeast Asia, sandalwood has been used for many thousands of years in ebony crafts, perfumery, rituals, as an incense, and in traditional medicine. In Ayurvedic and Tibetan medicine, sandalwood is considered to have powers which can reach deep into the soul, and achieve inner peace. Hindus use a paste made of sandalwood to mark their third eye, by putting a dot of it on the forehead. 

Organoleptic properties

 Aspect: liquid, thick
 Colour: pale yellow
 Odour: resinous, fragrant, oriental

 

Distilled parts: Wood

Country of origin: Indonesia

Density: 0.968-0.983

Chemotype

Main biochemical components or chemotype:
alpha-Santalol, beta-Santalol
 Allergenic molecules naturally found within this essential oil:
Farnesol
Certain natural components of this essential oil may cause allergic reactions. Please do an allergy test on the skin in the crease of your elbow before using this product.

 

Properties

Our organic essential oil is:
• Anti-depressant
• Meditiation promoting
• Circulatory
• Aphrodisiac
• Antibacterial
• Antiseptic
• A metabolism and lymphatic stimulant
• A skin regenator

 

Indications

Organic sandalwood essential oil is an aromatherapy oil linked to masculinity: it provides the user with strength and energy, helps to ground oneself and promotes self-esteem. It is also often used to meditate, due to its connection with energies and vibrations. As an aphrodisiac, it is also a useful aid to stimulate the libido and overcome frigidity and impotence.   
When used as a massage oil, it helps to reduce water retention and improves lymphatic circulation. 
It is also a disinfectant and skin cell regenerating agent, as is thus advised against fungal infections and as a care product for one’s intimate areas. 

 

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Instructions

Please consult a doctor before taking any treatment or therapy orally.
Oral administration:
Take 2 drops of organic sandalwood essential oil 3 times a day with some honey or syrup, or on a lozenge, to help fight anxiety and depression.   
On the skin:
 Mix 2 drops of organic sandalwood essential oil and 4 drops of organic argan essential oil. Use as a localised massage to fight circulatory problems and water retention. 
By diffusion:
When diffused into the air in one’s living spaces, sandalwood essential oil will establish peace in one’s soul, whilst subtly perfuming your rooms and stimulating the libido. Diffusing sandalwood is ideal for meditation sessions. 

 

Possible synergies

Blend: Common Lavender, Ylang ylang

Energetic values and synergies

In energy aromatherapy, sandalwood essential oil is associated with the navel chakra, Svadhistana. It is associated with the colour orange. 
Sandalwood essential oil, by activating Svadhisthana with its balmy and warm notes, will liberate a powerful sensuality that was hidden deep inside you. 

 

Precautions

Inflammable. Utilisation par voie orale sur avis médical. Tenir hors de portée des enfants. Éviter les contacts avec les yeux. Déconseillée aux enfants de moins de 3 ans et aux femmes enceintes ou allaitantes. Ne pas appliquer sur la peau avant une exposi

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