Botanical Name: Santalum spicatum
Plant Part: Wood
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Sandalwood Essential Oil evokes sacred, wise energy. It is grounding and spiritual, a wonderful aid in mediation or to create a sacred space. It is exotic and sensual and works beautifully as an aphrodisiac and to instill self-love.
A great full moon ritual oil and a wonderful anointing oil for meditation, vision work, prayer and any spiritual rituals.
Australian Sandalwood Essential Oil has a rich, earthy, balsamic and sweet fragrance with delicate wood notes that add to its reputation as one of the most luxurious wood oils.
The essential oil Sandalwood has historical applications as an aid in meditation for religious ceremonies. Sandalwood was used an early as 4000 years ago in India, Egypt, Greece and Rome.
Sandalwood was even used as lumber in many temples and places of worship.
The Egyptians used the oil in their embalming recipes.
Over-harvesting of Sandalwood trees in combination with the 30 year period required for growth to a harvestable age make Sandalwood a rare and precious ingredient. We choose sustainably harvested Australian Sandalwood Oil as the indian variety is now endangered.