Similar to Australian Sandalwood, the Northern variety has beautiful soft floral, rose and orange fragrance. Northern Sandalwood essential oil benefits are it is relaxing, grounding, calming, improves mental clarity, stills the mind. Also, see Therapeutic Benefits.
Northern Sandalwood oil benefits also include aiding meditation, or can be used as a gentle aphrodisiac, another surprising Sandalwood oil benefit.
Pleasant for men, women and children. (More pleasant than Indian Sandalwood oil, Santalum album).
Australian Sandalwood is distilled from the timber of Botanical Name: Santalum spicatum. It grows in the drier inland regions of Western and South Australia. Australian Sandalwood helps relieve nervous tension, stress and mild anxiety. The woody scent of Sandalwood creates serenity and instills inner calm. It may be used for meditation. Australian Sandalwood has excellent anti-inflammatory and anti-septic properties. It may be used for the relief of acne, dermatitis, eczema and dry skin.
Recent studies found anti-carcinogenic, anti-viral and bactericidal activity.
How To Use
Australian Sandalwood essential oil uses include using in a diffuser, oil burner, vaporiser, perfume fixative or base, potpourri, massage oil, bath.
2 to 4 drops in an oil burner, a couple of drops in a vaporiser, 1 to 2 drops into a bath.
10 to 2o drops per 100ml of carrier oil.
Kunzea, Lemon Myrtle, Lemon Tea Tree, Niaouli, Fragonia or Tea Tree.
Calms skin conditions like eczema, moisturises dry, chapped skin, calms inflamed muscles, enhances meditation, lifts the spirits, relieves depression and fatigue, treats bacterial and viral infections, eases insomnia, creates a sense of peacefulness, calms indigestion and inflammation. Recent studies found anti-carcinogenic, anti-viral and bactericidal activity.
Analgesic, Anti-anxiety, Anti-fungal, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-septic, Anti-spasmodic, Anti-viral, Calming, Cicatrisant, CNS sedative, CNS tonic, Cooling, Nervine, Sedative.
Energetics, Emotions and Chakras
1st Chakra – Survival and support
2nd Chakra – Relationships, creation energy
5th Chakra – Speaking truth
6th Chakra – Perspective, balancing, grounding, introspective, meditative, protective, source energy, unconditional love
Safety and Precautions
It is non toxic, non irritant and non sensitising, Australian Sandalwood essential oil is accepted by Australia’s TGA to apply direct to the skin, however please do a skin test first if sensitive.
Keep out of reach of children, store away from sunlight and below 30°.
Please also see general SAFETY FIRST BLOG for detailed information
Precautions: No known specific safety concerns associated with this oil.
This is a very balanced and safe oil. Very mild and safe on most skin types.
Gentle for children and the elderly.
Disclaimer: This information is provided purely for informational purposes only, and does not in any way purport to be medical or prescriptive suggestions. Any reference to medicinal or health benefits is not meant to treat or diagnose any problem and is not meant to replace professional medical advice and should not take the place of any prescribed medication that has been prescribed by a physician.