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Sandalwood Essential Oil
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The aroma of Sandalwood is sweet, woody, warm and balsamic. It improves with age.

Botanical Name: Santalum album

Common Name: Sandalwood

Plant Part: Wood.

Form: Essential Oil

Family: Santalaceae

Synonyms: Australian sandalwood.

Origin: Numerous species of sandalwood are native throughout tropical Asia. The principle species are: S. album (native to India) and S. spicatum (native to Australia).

Botanical Description: Sandalwood is a tropical tree that germinates and grows in close association with acacia trees during its initial growth phase. The oil gradually accumulates in the heartwood of the tree.

Method of Extraction: Steam distillation of the sawdust.

Aroma Profile: The top note of Sandalwood is earthy and balsamic. This thin top note gradually gives way to a deep, radiant base note and a tenacious, lingering dry out note.

Major Constituents: Santalol, santene, santlone.

Common Adulterants: Amyris, cedarwood

Regulatory Status: Australian sandalwood production is sustainable.

Aroma Benefits: stabilizing, centering, meditative, spiritualizing, transcendental, confidence building, gently strengthening, strengthening, creativity-supporting, visualizing, cleansing, purifying, alluring, exotic, romantic, sensual, sensualizing

Blends Well With: rose, citrus oils, patchouli, vetiver, jasmine.

Safety Data: Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing

Directories: Essential Oils

Description: The aroma of Sandalwood is sweet, woody, warm and balsamic. It improves with age.

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