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Pure, Therapeutic Sandalwood Distillate Water
Botanical name: Santalum album
Regions of production: Australia
Growing Practices: Farmed without chemical fertilizers or pesticides
pH: 5.9 - 6.0
Aroma: Dry, soft, woody
Properties: Anti-inflammatory, astringent, calming, regenerative
Blends well with: Cedarwood, German Chamomile, Roman Chamomile, Geranium, Helichrysm, Lavender, Rose
Uses: Used topically, it is greatly beneficial for the skin, especially mature or delicate skin. Use as a compress for the eyes. Can be used interchangeably with Cornflower hydrosol in many topical applications. Add to shampoo, or combine with Cedarwood for a rinse for seborrhea or oily hair. Makes a calming and fragrant aftershave. Combine with Helichrysm for use as a mouthwash for gingivitis. Used in natural perfume making. According to Caty, recurrent bladder infections and cystitis can be effectively treated with a three week internal treatment of Sandalwood hydrosol.
Safety: Non-toxic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing, avoid getting into the eyes.
Notice: This information is for educational purposes only. It 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, and should not take the place of evaluation by a qualified health professional. Although we strive to provide information which is accurate and up to date, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this information.
References: Catty, Suzanne, Hydrosols : The Next Aromatherapy, 2001. Healing Arts Press, Rochester, VT.
Cooksley, Valerie Gennari, Aromatherapy: Soothing Remedies to Restore, Rejuvenate, and Heal, 2002. Prentice Hall Press, New York, NY.
Cooksley, Valerie Gennari, Aromatherapy : A Holistic Guide to Natural Healing with Essential Oils, 2015. Floramed Publishing, The Woodlands, TX.
Falconi, Dina, Earthly Bodies and Heavenly Hair : Natural and Healthy Personal Care for Every Body, 1998. Ceres Press, Woodstock, NY.