Properties & Uses:
Acne *Aphrodisiac *Calming *Coughs *Fall *Focus *Grounding *January *Skin *Sleep *Valentines Day *Warming/Relaxing *Winter Holidays *
Sandalwood oil has a sweet-woody, warm, balsamic aroma that improves with age. The essential oil blends wonderfully with most oils, especially rose, lavender, neroli and bergamot. Sandalwood oil is also an excellent cleansing, astringent addition to massage and facial oils, bath oils, aftershaves, lotions and creams.
Sandalwood is mentioned in the oldest Sanskrit and Chinese texts, and the fragrant wood was used to build temples and carved into statues of gods. The Egyptians used sandalwood for medicine, embalming and religious ritual.
Walji, H.Ph.D.,129 It's uplifting scent has been considered an aphrodisiac since ancient times. It aromatherapy it is often used to treat depression and emotional sexual dysfunction. A mild yang oil, it is emollient, tonic and sedative.
One of the most useful oils for the skin. A classic choice for dry and dehydrated skin. It relieves itching and inflammation, and as a mild astringent can also profit those with oily skin as well
In Ayurveda medicine sandalwood oil is prescribed as a tonic, to treat ulcers and abscesses, and to treat mucus discharge.