Sandalwood Essential Oil - 5ml

Harriet Herbery

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Sandalwood 100% Pure Essential Oil 5ml - Harriet Herbery
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Name: Sandalwood Essential Oil

Common Names: Australian sandalwood, western Australian sandalwood

Botanical Name: Santalum spicatum A. DC.  (Ethically harvested and grown in Western Australia).

Family: Santalaceae

Plant Part Used: Wood/saw dust from the heartwood of the tree

Extraction Method: Steam distillation

Perfumery Note: Base

Aromatic Intensity: Medium

Aromatic Description: Woody, balsamic, soft, sweet

Colour/Characteristics: Pale to dark yellow, somewhat viscous oil

Main Chemical Constituents: α-santalol, epi-α-bisabolol, trans-α-bergamotol, epi-ß-santalol, trans farnesol, cis-ß-santalol, cis-nucifol, cis gamma-curcmen-12-ol, cis-lanceol

Blends Well With: Lavender, sweet orange, neroli, bergmot, jasmine, geranium, rose, mandarin, ylang ylang, vetiver, lemon, myrrh, frankincese, parchouli, spikenard

Properties/Uses: Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, chemoprotective, sedative, antidepressant, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, tonic, digestive.  Sandalwood essential oil may be used to help treat skin inflammations, oily skin, acne, dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, scalp irritations, varicose veins, swollen lymph nodes, help lymphatic and venous stasis, respiratory tract infections, bronchitis, dry coughs, colds, sore throat, tonsillitis, sinusitis, earaches, urinary tract infections.  Sandalwood can help to aid the production of mucous which will moisten nasal cavities and may therefore be useful for dry nasal conditions and a dry irritated throat.

Energetics: Sandalwood essential oil may help relieve headaches, insomnia, nervous tension, fear, stress, depression, nervous exhaustion, obsessive thoughts or worry, irritation and aggression.  It may help to promote openness, warmth and understanding, inner calm, intuition and insight.

Use: Direct inhalation, diffuse, oil burner, oil vaporiser, bath, skin care, cream, ointment, balms, salves, natural perfumes

Safety: Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitising.  No contraindications known.  Has GRAS status.  

Conservation Status: Listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list


We do not recommend these products as a replacement for traditional medicine.

Do Not Ingest.

Keep Out Of Reach Of Children.

Discontinue Use If Irritation Occurs.

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