Sandalwood Spicatum Essential Oil
Botanical binomial: Santalum spicatum
Country of Origin: Australia
Part of plant used in production: wood
Methods of production: Steam distillation
|Description:||Native to Western Australia, Sandalwood is a parasitic tree obtaining its nutrients from several other plant species.|
|Characteristics:||Santalum spicatum is a clear, pale yellow to colourless liquid that has an oriental and balsamic base note with a medium aroma of soft, rich, sweet and woody.|
|Properties:||Anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, astringent, aphrodisiac, perfumery|
|Constituents:||Santalol , Santalene, Lanceol|
It is also widely used in skin care product due to its re-hydration and moisturizing properties to treat dry, cracked and chapped skin, rashes and acne.
In perfumery, it is used as a blender with woody and floral scents.
|Blends well with:||
Jasmine, Ylang Ylang, Rosewood, Patchouli, Vetiver, Rose, Violet, Black Pepper, Bergamot, Geranium, Vetivier, Myrrh, Clove.
Non-toxic. Should NOT be used by pregnant and breastfeeding women or young children.