Sandalwood Essential Oil has been used in cultural and spiritual ceremonies for centuries. The Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine uses it for its anti-infectious and anti-inflammatory properties.
In studies conducted by Brigham Young University Sandalwood was highly effective against breast, prostate, cervical and skin cancer in small concentrations!
Sandalwood Essential Oil is high in sesquiterpenes the chemical component that stimulates the pineal gland in the brain.This creates deep relaxation of the nervous system and that is why it has been used for centuries to enhance meditation.
The pineal gland produces melatonin and releases into the blood stream. Science has revealed that melatonin is responsible for regulating the sleep cycle, is a powerful antioxidant and has powerful immune system benefits.
This is why many people use Sandalwood Essential Oil as a natural sleep remedy.
Antidepressant, antiviral, antitumoral, immune stimulant, calming, astringent, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, sedative, tonic, bronchial dilator.
Documented Uses for Sandalwood
Sleep, impotence, hemorrhoids, bronchitis, diarrhea, skin conditions and regeneration (acne, hair, scars, wrinkles), viral (herpes simples, herpes zoster, cold sores), cancer, urinary tract infections.
Aromatic Affect on the Mind
Encourages deep relaxation. Sweet aromatic scent of wood.
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For spiritual influence, it awakens sensuality, invokes calmness and deep relaxation. This state allows for greater intuition and sense of awareness, particularly when opening up to and learning unconditional love. Opens cellular memory of past live experiences.It opens the root and sacral chakras once the emotional issues are addressed and released in the body. The corresponding chakra colours are yellow and orange.
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Only use therapeutic grade essential oils! Sandalwood essential oil has no known contraindications. It is approved by the FDA for use as a Flavoring Agent (FL) and Food Additive (FA).