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Sandalwood Beads And Sandalwood Oil- Products Made From Sandalwood Tree

Sandalwood tree is the parasitic and evergreen tree. It has small purple pink flowers, leathery leaves, several smooth slender branches and the gray brown trunk and may develop up to 30 feet or nine meters. The roots of this Sandalwood tree burrow into various other trees. It is accepted that the best sandalwood oil is produced in the Mysore City in India. It may take 30 to 60 years to fully grow and then the sandalwood is cut for various useful purposes. Various companies sell the yellowish wood in thin/lean scraping. The sandalwood essential oil comprises of ninety percent of santalol which make it extremely superior oil. The sandal oil has lingering, subtle, exotic smell and woody, and the color of this sandalwood oil is pale gold to pale yellow. The oil is extracted from the root of the sandalwood heartwood. It is extracted from santalaceae family santalum album. Sandalwood oil can be also used as the skin treatment, nervous and respiratory disorders. This tree is native to Southeast Asia and India, and is extensively cultivated in Australia. The sandal tree develops up to the height of 17 meter or 15 feet with abundant foliage and slender trunk. Bright green leaves of the sandalwood tree are pointed and shiny. The pale purple flowers of sandalwood tree develop red and small fruits.

Chemical composition:

The main chemical in the sandalwood components are santalene, santyl acetate and santalol. Most persons produce sandalwood oil which includes ninety percent of santal or santalol.

Blends well with

Sandalwood essential oils mix well with one another, specifically its oil mixes well with ylang-ylang, vetivert, rose, myrrh, lavender, geranium, black pepper and bergamot.

Toxicological Properties:

Sandalwood oil is tonic, sedative, expectorant, emollient, diuretic, carminative, astringent, antispasmodic, antiseptic and antiphlogistic. It has various medicinal properties.


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