Sandalwood (Santalum album), or White Sandalwood, is a small tropical tree and the best known source of sandalwood. Its use is favored throughout sacred places in India as it promotes meditation with its sweet and captivating scent. Cultivated and commercialized in recent years, it is often found in the form of essential oil, appreciated for its fragrant and medicinal qualities. Its sweet, woody and slightly spicy fragrance is known to relieve anxiety.
Sandalwood essential oil is used in aromatherapy as nerve calming as well as to help relieve headaches, colds and cough.
- Use & dosage
Botanical nameSantalum Album
Extraction methodSteam distillation
ColorPale yellow to orange yellow
OdorSweet, woody, strong
PosologyTopical (adults): Mix 1 to 5 drops in 1/2 teaspoon (2.5ml) of vegetable oil; apply locally 3 times a day. Inhalation: Add 4 to 12 drops in a bowl of steaming hot water or a diffuser. Inhale slowly and deeply for 5-10 minutes.
UsageSandalwood essential oil is used in aromatherapy as nerve calming as well as to help relieve headaches, colds and cough.
WarningFOR EXTERNAL AND OCCASIONAL USE ONLY. DO NOT TAKE ORALLY. DO NOT USE ESSENTIAL OILS UNDILUTED. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes; if this happens, rinse thoroughly with vegetable oil. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use. May cause allergic reaction (e.g. skin rashes, irritation, dermatitis, irritation of the respiratory tract); in which case, discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner. If nausea, dizziness, headache or allergic reactions occur, discontinue use. Not for use on inflamed, broken, irritated or sensitive skin or if suffering from dermatitis. Avoid exposing treated area to sunlight. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen or persist.
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