Sandalwood, Premium Australian
TIMELESS Premium Australian Sandalwood essential oil, also known as Northern Sandalwood
Botanical name : Santalum lanceolatum
Extraction method / Source : Steam Distillation / Wood
Aroma : Soft, woody, balsamic, earthy, tenacious
Note classification : Base Odor Intensity : 3
Key constituents : Lanceol 44% (Current Certificate of Analysis available upon request)
Shelf Life: Improves with age, if stored in an airtight container away from heat and light.
Plant description : Botanical family : Santalaceae Santalum lanceolatum is a small, slow growing tropical evergreen tree native to northern Australia. As with all sandalwoods, the roots of the trees are parasitic, and feed off the roots of neighboring trees.
Regions of Production : Australia
Growing Practices : Managed forest
Properties : Anti-inflammatory, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, demulcent, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, sedative, tonic Please refer to the Glossary for terms which may be new to you.
Uses / Benefits : Healing and very moisturizing to skin. Helps in the treatment of dry, oily and inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and acne.
Helpful in the management of lymphatic and venous stasis, such as swollen lymph nodes and varicose veins. Highly beneficial in the treatment of bronchitis, sore throats, respiratory tract infections and chronic cough. Helps reduce nervous tension and related symptoms such as headache and insomnia.
Traditionally used in the treatment of genitourinary infections with sitz bath or douche.
Modes of Administration : Topical : massage, compress, bath, sitz bath, skin care, ointments Inhalation: direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporizer
Fragrant influences: Useful for meditation. Promotes dreams, sensual awareness and communication of emotions. Eases stress, antidepressant.
Safety : Nontoxic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing
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.
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