Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Sandalwood

Santalum album flowers
Sandalwood (Santalum album)

Sandalwood oil comes from the wood of Santalum album trees. It has a woody scent. Its effects are soothing and antiseptic.

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Sandalwood Essential Oil

EmotionalEdit

Soothes stress, anxiety and depression. Helps alleviate insomnia.

RespiratoryEdit

Relieves sore throat, chesty cough and laryngitis. May soothe bronchitis and asthma.