WHAT IT IS: Undiluted Sandalwood Mysore (Santalum austocaledonicum) is from Mysore India. The Heartwood is Wild Crafted and Steam Distilled as well as ethically cultivated and sustainable. This is an unmistakable Sandalwood oil for its rich buttery sweetness. You can use it immediately or store it away. The aging of this Sandalwood will be lovely.
HOW TO USE IT: If diluting, can be added to jojoba oil in ratio of 3-50% depending on preference. Use in aromatherapy massage or add to a diffusor. Can be applied to pulse points, palms of hands and soles of feet.
- Sandalwood is one of the most grounding essential oils. Use a blend with Sandalwood when setting aside time to meditate or relax, or in moments of anxiety, stress or homesickness.
- Placing a few drops of Sandalwood on the tailbone of a child with ADHD helps ground and calm them, restoring balance, focus and peace.
- Place a few drops of Sandalwood on your yoga mat to ground yourself before you begin.
BENEFITS: Cool, decongesting, useful for respiratory mucous and infection. Combine with eucalyptus and geranium for bronchitis presenting with painful cough. Excellent for skin (dryness, irritation, itching and inflammation) and particularly supports eczema and psoriasis. Calming to the nervous system.
EMOTIONAL ASPECT: Clarifying, reconnects us to our primordial sense of being. Instills unity for realignment of body, mind and spirit. Helps to res-establish an acceptance of what is. Helps with present moment awareness and cultivates creativity.