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Name: Sandalwood (East Indian)

Botanical Name: Santalum album

Main Constituents: 3% solution mixed with Jojoba Oil

Origin: India and Canada

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Part of Plant: Wood

Description & Colour: A base note with a medium aroma. Colourless to a pale yellow liquid, thick consistency

Aromatic Summary: A sweet, rich balsamic scent with wood notes

Flashpoint: >100°C

Storage:  Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in a dark glass container

Safety Notes: For external use only; dilute before use. May cause skin irritations, a skin test is recommended prior to use, avoid contact with eyes. Cautions: Sandalwood (East Indian) Absolute is non-sensitizing, non-toxic, and non-irritating. It is important to note that all absolutes are extremely concentrated by nature.

Usage: Antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antiseptic (urinary/pulmonary), antispasmodic, astringent, antibacterial, carminative, diuretic, expectorant, sedative, insecticidal, and tonic. a prominent ingredient in perfumes, shampoos, sunscreens, aromatherapies, lotions, creams, and perfumes

Blends well with: Jasmine, Ylang-ylang, Rosewood, Patchouli, Vetiver, and Rose.

Sandalwood is one of the oldest known perfume ingredients, used for at least 4,000 years. Many ancient cultures used sandalwood in their daily life and traditional practices. For example, Sandalwood has been used to build many structures and temples in India, Egypt, Greece, and Rome, and the oil was also used in traditional embalming practices. Sandalwood is an evergreen tree, growing up to 30ft with a brown-greyish trunk and slender branches. It has leathery leaves and pink-purple flowers. 

This information is for education purposes only and in no way is meant to serve as medical or professional advice. We are not responsible for any products made using these oils or the outcome of any application thereof. As always we recommend testing all products.