From ancient times in India, Sandalwood is widely used in religious ceremonies and regarded by royal families as a precious medicine for sickness and poisons. There are various species available and the best authentic sandalwood is found in India, called Santalum album. It is presently declared endangered and is Indian Government’s controlled harvest and export product. Sandalwood can be found in India, Pacific Islands, Indonesia and Australia. Sandalwood can help to relax the mind and nervous system. Sandalwood smells like other wood family scent, except it has a clear and refreshing characteristics. Thus it is very suitable for meditation, relaxation, de-stress etc. Enjoy and experience the famous sandalwood scent from India today!
Sandalwood powder are used to make pure sandalwood incense or burnt directly to enjoy the sandalwood aroma. Sandalwood powders are also used for sandalwood oil extraction. The common method of distillation or extraction being steam distillation to extract sandalwood oil from sandalwood chips or powders.
Sandalwood (Santalum Album) oil which is also called the "liquid gold" (due to its pale yellow appearance), is a popular essential oil or form of aromatic oil of India over the years. It is extracted from the roots and wood of India sandalwood. Sandalwood oil has a subtle, lingering scent that is woody, sweet, and exotic. Our Sandalwood oil is direct from source, India, and is very pure. It does not give a very sticky texture but yet very strong aromatic scent. Sandalwood oil was popular in medicine in ancient times especially in ayurvedic medicine, mostly as a skin antiseptic. Its main components are organic compounds called alpha-santalol and beta-santalol about 80% and 20% respectively, they have antibacteria or antimicrobial properties. In terms of applications,
it is often used with carrier oils (olive oil, flower oils etc.) for facial and skin applications, The strength of sandalwood oil is very strong, as such sandalwood oil should never be applied to the skin without dilution with carrier oils. But in some instances, it can be used directly in small amounts, depending on individual reaction to sandalwood oil. Sandalwood oil has calming and relaxing effect which reduces stress or tensions. It is good alternative therapies for person with insomnia, depressions, nervousness, anxiety especially for people with busy and hectic lifestyles.
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