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Sandalwood Essential Oil Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Sandalwood Essential Oil
Glycemic Index / Load
Sandalwood Essential Oil
Hindi Name
Chandan Ka Tel
Homeopathic Name
Santalum Oleum   -   Mother Tincture

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Sandalwood Essential Oil Cures


Action of Sandalwood Essential Oil

Nutrients in Sandalwood Essential Oil

Taste of
Sandalwood Essential Oil

Nature of
Sandalwood Essential Oil


Parts Used

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Sandalwood Essential Oil is extracted from mature wood of Sandalwood.
It is made by steam distillation.
In TCM :
Meridians associated are Brain, Stomach, Heart and Nervous System.


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Materia Medica for Sandalwood Essential Oil

Sandalwood Essential Oil General

Sandalwood Essential Oil is processed from the Sandalwood wood. It is extracted from the mature wood. The older the wood, the more oil is obtained. It is not only famous for its aroma but is also used for various medicinal properties.
The Antiseptic property prevents from Infections due to Wounds, Cuts, Abscess. It also provides relief from Itching.
The Antiinflammatory and Cooling properties provide relief from all types of Inflammation. It provides relief from Burning Sensation during Urination. It cools the body and stops Excessive Sweating.
The Antispasmodic nature relaxes the nerves, muscles and blood vessels. It prevents the contraction of Muscles.
It is a very good remedy for the skin. It cleanses the skin and removes dirt, blackheads, whiteheads from the skin. It clears Blemishes and Acne. It provides an even Skin tone. It tightens the skin and prevents Sagging of the skin.
The Astringent property strengthens and tightens the gums, loose muscles thereby giving a feeling of fitness.
It relaxes the Abdominal muscles and removes excess gas. It prevents Bloating and Flatulence.
It is useful in curing Chest Infections, Cold and Cough.
It acts as an Aphrodisiac and enhances the sexual potency in both men and women.
It sedates Anxiety, Stress, Restlessness and calms the mind and the body. It improves mental alertness and concentration. It gives a feeling of relaxation.
Other uses include as a Deodorant, Room Freshener, Cosmetics, Beauty Aids, Bath Oil, Candles, and Perfumes.
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Sandalwood Essential Oil for Pain

Sandalwood Essential Oil is helpful to treat Pain in any part of the body. It cures Muscular Pain, Joint Pain and Headache.
Add 10 to 12 drops of Sandalwood Essential Oil in 25 to 30 ml of any carrier Oil. Mix well. Apply and gently massage this Oil blend regularly on the painful areas of the body daily.

Sandalwood Essential Oil for Insect Bites

Mix Sandalwood Essential Oil, Turmeric Oil and Lavender Essential Oil in a ratio of 1:1:1. Apply on the affected areas.
It will provide relief from Swelling and Itchiness due to Insect Bite.

Sandalwood Essential Oil for Frizzy Hair

Sandalwood Essential Oil help to maintain moisture in the hair and provide conditioning of Frizzy Hair.
After shampoo, Mix 2 drops of Sandalwood Essential Oil in your bathing water and rinse your hair with this water.

Sandalwood Essential Oil for Wounds

Mix Sandalwood Essential Oil with water in a ratio of 1:10. Wash your wounds with this solution, two times a day.

Sandalwood Essential Oil for Feet Odour

Add one teaspoon of Sandalwood Essential Oil in a tub filled with water. Soak your feet in it for 20 minutes. Repeat the process daily, once a day.

Sandalwood Essential Oil for Bronchitis

Add 3-4 drops of Sandalwood Essential Oil mixed with water. Soak a cotton cloth in this solution. Put this cloth over your chest area.

Sandalwood Essential Oil for Addiction

Sandalwood Essential Oil calms Anxiety and irrational behavior. Diffuse it in the home.

Sandalwood Essential Oil for Strep Throat

Sandalwood Essential Oil soothes Pain.
Take quarter teaspoon of water and add four drops of Sandalwood Essential Oil in it. Mix them well. Gargle for one minute. Repeat the process as needed to get relief.
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Herbal Treatment For Hangover 5

Fennel Essential Oil removes toxins from the Liver. It calms the Mind and relaxes the Stomach. Lavender Essential Oil reduces inflammation from the body. It calms the Mind and Nervous System. Sandalwood Essential Oil reduces the Blood Pressure and cools body. Lemon Essential Oil reduces Fatigue due to Hangover.
Combine the following Essential Oils :
Fennel Essential Oil : 5 to 6 drops
Lavender Essential Oil : 3 to 4 drops
Lemon Essential Oil : 10 to 12 drops
Sandalwood Essential Oil : 5 to 6 drops
Apply 2 to 3 drops of the Essential Oil blend to the back of the Neck and the Liver area. Gently massage for 5 to 10 minutes.
Add 8 to 10 drops of this blend into a bucket of water. Take a bath with this water.

Herbal Treatment For Dandruff 39

Blend Sandalwood Essential Oil and Lemon ( Nimboo ) juice in 1 : 3 ratio.
Apply this mixture to your scalp. Leave it for 1 hours. Rinse it off with fresh water.

Herbal Treatment For Urinary Tract Infection 8

Mix Juniper Essential Oil, Tea Tree Essential Oil and Sandalwood Essential Oil in a ratio of 1:1:2 with water. Wash your affected area with this solution daily, once a day.
You can also massage with the Oil mixture prepared above ( excluding water ) over your lower abdomen area to provide relief from Pain.

Herbal Treatment For Sunburn 5

Mix Sandalwood Essential Oil, Coconut Oil and Almond Oil in a ratio of 2:2:1. Apply over the affected Skin daily, once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Aging 1

Take half cup each of Pomegranate seed ( Anar ) Oil and Safflower Oil. Add one tablespoon of Sandalwood Essential Oil in it. Mix them well. Apply the solution sparingly on the face and leave it overnight. The next morning, wash with running water. Repeat the process daily.

Herbal Treatment For Insomnia 12

Combine Sandalwood Oil, Chamomile Oil and Lemon Oil in a ratio of 3:2:1. Soak a piece of cotton cloth in this mixture and inhale its essence.

Herbal Treatment For Urinary Tract Infection 7

Mix Sandalwood Oil, Bergamot Oil, Tea Tree Oil, Frankincense Oil and Juniper Oil in equal proportion. Mix them well. Gently massage with this mixture over your lower abdomen area to get relief from Pain.

Herbal Treatment For Frizzy Hair 18

Take half ounce of water and add 10 drops of Argan Oil and 20 drops of Sandalwood Essential Oil in it. Mix them well. Spray this blend to the scalp and allow it to dry. Repeat the process two times a day.
It stimulates hair follicles to release more natural oil that gives hair its shine.

Herbal Treatment For Brucellosis 1

Take one tablespoon of Coconut Oil ( or any other carrier oil ) and add four drops of Fennel and two drops of Sandalwood Essential Oil in it. Mix them well. Add this blend to a warm bathtub and soak in it for 15 minutes. Repeat the process once a day.
Fennel and Sandalwood Essential Oils will ease the Pain.
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