Sandalwood (Indian) Essential Oil | doTERRA Therapeutic Grade

$93.33  /  0.00203 Ƀ

The sweet, woody aroma of Indian Sandalwood is a reflection of the soothing benefits of the essential oil—which can be used for skin imperfections or to enhance mood during meditation.

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Sandalwood essential oil is derived a class of fragrant woods that, unlike other aromatic woods, can retain their fragrance for decades. Both the sandalwood and oil have been highly valued for centuries and Sandalwood has a documented history of many applications.
It was traditionally used as an incense in religious ceremonies and for enhancing meditation, and the Egyptians used sandalwood for embalming. Sandalwood is very beneficial to the skin; it can help reduce the appearance of skin imperfections and it promotes a healthy, smooth complexion. Sandalwood has a sweet, woody aroma that can enhance mood and is frequently used in meditation for its grounding effects.

Uses for Sandalwood (Indian ) Essential Oil

  • For an at-home spa experience, fill a large bowl with steaming water, then apply one to two drops of Sandalwood to your face and cover head with a towel. Place your face above the steaming water. Your skin will feel nourished and rejuvenated.
  • Apply one to two drops to wet hair to help restore moisture and give hair a silky shine.
  • Inhale Sandalwood directly from palms or diffuse to lessen tension and balance emotions.

Directions for Use when using Sandalwood (Indian ) Essential Oil

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in four fluid ounces of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.

Cautions when using Sandalwood (Indian ) Essential Oil

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

Primary Benefits of Sandalwood (Indian ) Essential Oil

  • Promotes healthy looking, smooth skin
  • Reduces the appearance of skin imperfections
  • Creates a positive atmosphere
  • Frequently used in meditation for its grounding aroma

Aromatic Description for Sandalwood (Indian ) Essential Oil

Woody, dry, sweet

Collection Method for Sandalwood (Indian ) Essential Oil

Steam Distillation

Plant Part used for Sandalwood (Indian ) Essential Oil


Main Constituents of the Sandalwood (Indian ) Essential Oil

α-santalol, β-santalol