Sandalwood, Santalum spicatum Origin: Australia Extraction: Steam distilled, Heartwood
Deeply comforting and uplifting aroma of earthy, woody tones laced with balsamic notes. Sourced sustainably from an indigenous community in Western Australia, it contains unique properties for skin and spirit. Through the ages, it has been valued for its anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties aiding in the relief of sore throats, chest infections and dry coughs. It can also help to relieve inflammation and itching, and has proven helpful for infected wounds and acne. It promotes restful sleep, helps to ease an anxious mind and has aphrodesiac properties.
Use to help: Tone and firm the skin with mild astringent properties. Hydrate dry skin and strengthen the connective tissue, helping water retention in the skin. Balance and regulate oil production. Open the mind into a deep meditative state promote a sense of inner focus.
Ideal when meditating or needing protection, calming and grounding. Eases tension and relaxes the breath, body and mind. Releases endorphins and stimulates the pineal gland promoting inner focus. It is considered an aid in meditation and prayer - a common practice is placing a drop of sandalwood oil on the third eye. It's grounding in times of emotional distraction and helps bring peace and acceptance in times of loss.
Diffuser: Add 2 to 3 drops into a diffuser and let the therapeutic aroma fill the atmosphere.
Perfume: Apply 1-2 drops to your scarf or the inside of your shirt and wear as a perfume.
Body massage: We recommend 10 drops of essential oil per 20ml of massage oil. (2.5% dilution). Pump a small amount into your palms and rub together to warm and spread the oil. Massage, using long flowing strokes towards the heart, into freshly cleansed skin until absorbed.
Facial massage: We recommend 1-2 drops of essential oil per 5ml of facial oil. Pump a small amount into your palms and rub together to warm and spread the oil. Massage into freshly cleansed face, neck and decolletage until absorbed.
Bathing: Dilute 5 drops of essential oil to a tablespoon of carrier oil then add to hot water and agitate the surface, then immerse and enjoy.
Inhale straight out of the bottle for a few seconds throughout the day.
Store below 30c and away from direct sunlight. To ensure skin compatibility, patch test first. If irritation occurs, discontinue use and seek medical advice.