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Sandalwood, Australian, Organic

Sandalwood, Australian, Organic


Pure, Therapeutic Australian Sandalwood essential oil, Organically Grown

Botanical name :   Santalum spicatum

Extraction method / Source :    Steam Distillation / Wood chips

Aroma : Soft, woody, balsamic, earthy, tenacious

Note classification :  Base      Odor Intensity :  3

Key constituents :  Cis-alpha santalol, cis-beta santalol, cis-nuciferol, bergamotol, cis-alpha bisabolol     

Plant description :    Botanical family : Santalaceae      Santalum spicatum is a small, slow growing tropical evergreen tree native to Australia. The roots of the tree are parasitic, and feed off the roots of neighboring trees.

Regions of Production :   Australia

Growing Practices :   Trees are organically farmed.  The wood is tested after harvest for purity.

Properties :   Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, digestive aid, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, sedative, tonic.   (Battaglia, 2003)

Sandalwood essential oil improves with age, if stored in an airtight container away from heat and light.

Uses / Benefits :  Helpful in treating bronchitis, sore throats and coughs. Healing and moisturizing to skin.  Used extensively in natural perfume making.

Modes of Administration :    Topical :    massage, compress.      Inhalation: direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporizer.

Fragrant influences:   Useful for meditation, promotes dreaming, helps to bring emotions out, antidepressant, promotes sensual awareness.

Safety :   Reported to be nontoxic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing (Battaglia, 2003).

Blends well with :    Benzoin, Black Pepper, Roman Chamomile, Clary Sage, Clove, Sweet Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Myrrh, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Rose, Ylang Ylang

History / Fun Facts : Sandalwood trees are a partially parasitic species in the same family as mistletoe. 

TIMELESS Essential Oils guarantees the purity and quality of all our therapeutic oils.  Current Certificate of Analysis is available upon request.  All essential oils are best stored in airtight containers away from heat and light.

References :

Battaglia, SalvatoreThe Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Second Edition, 2003. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Brisbane, Australia

Schnaubelt, KurtThe Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils: The Science of Advanced Aromatherapy, 2011. Healing Arts Press, Rochester, VT.

Notice : This information has not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any condition or disease. Although we strive to provide information which is accurate and up to date, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this information.

Precautions : Pure essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts. Do not use them undiluted, or in the eyes or mucus membranes. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute it with a proper carrier oil and test on a small patch of skin before applying to a large area. Do not take them internally except under the direction of a qualified professional trained in Aromatherapy. Always familiarize yourself with the safety, contraindications and proper preparation of each essential oil before use. Note that when using essential oils for children and the elderly, very low concentrations should be used. Keep all essential oils away from children and pets.

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