Sandalwood Essential Oil (Santalum Album)
Sandalwood is considered indispensable in many social and religious rituals in some parts of the world. There are different varities of Sandalwood such as the Indian Sandal (Santalum Album), the Hawaiian Sandal (Santalum Ellipticum) and the Australian Sandal (Santalum Spicatum),East African ( Osyris Lanceolata ) .
Alpha and Beta Santalol, Santyl Acetate and Santalenes.
The Essential Oil of Sandalwood is extracted through steam distillation of pieces of wood from matured Sandal trees which are 40-80 yrs
Essential Oil of Sandalwood is very good as an anti septic. It is safe for both internal and external applications
This property gives relief from inflammations resulting from fever and viral infections.
Protects the wounds and ulcers from infections and from being septic.
Being a relaxant and sedative in nature, this oil works great against spasms too. It relaxes nerves, muscles and blood vessels and hence ends spasms or contraction. Thus it is helpful in treating problems associated with spasm, such as cramps, aches, coughs etc.
Although very mild, this oil has some astringent properties which induce contraction in gums, muscles and skin.
It soothes skin and helps fading away of scars, spots etc.
It induces relaxation in the intestines and abdominal muscles, thereby facilitating removal of gases. healthy, young and vibrant.
Due to its relaxing and anti inflammatory nature, it soothes inflammations in the urinary system and induces relaxation in it, thereby promoting easy passage of urine. odor.
It increases the tendency of urinating as well as the frequency of urination and quantity of urine. This helps loose weight, lower blood pressure,increase appetite, lower cholesterol and removal of toxins from the body.
Sandal Oil soothes skin, relieves it from inflammations and irritations, cures infections on it and keeps it fresh and cool.
This oil sedates inflammations, anxiety, fear, stress, restlessness etc. and induces relaxation and calmness.
A healthy tonic especially for growing children, as it is beneficial to the digestive system, circulatory system and nervous system.
Sandalwood Essential Oil behaves as an expectorant and is particularly effective in treating coughs
It can be taken with milk or even water to reduce blood pressure in patients suffering from high blood pressure. The paste of Sandalwood has the same effect.
It improves memory and induces concentration
It makes right the metabolic functions like decomposition of food and absorption of nutrients by toning up the liver, stomach and intestines, helping you grow stronger and healthier. It is also seen to take care of proper excretion; it regulates the endocrinal secretions of hormones and enzymes and also tones up the nervous system, thus making you more alert and active, and finally, boosts the immune system, protecting you from infections.
Helps treat eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and sores. Gives relief from constipation and it can also be used as an antidote against insect bites temporarily.