Below you will find a summary of information you need to know about Sandalwood (Australian, East African and East Indian) essential oils compiled from posts we published this week. Check our Free EO Class page for more information on these and other essential oils. Questions? Leave a comment below or ask in our facebook group.

Lea Jacobson Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and author of Essential Oil Profiles.

Compare basic information for Sandalwood (Australian, East African, and East Indian essential oils…

SANDALWOOD (AUSTRALIAN)

SANDALWOOD (EAST AFRICAN)

Botanical/Latin name(s): Santalum spicatum, Santalum cyngnorum, Fusanus spicatus, Eucarya spicata

Solvent extracted, steam distilled, or a combination of both from the wood of the plant.

Shelf life is 6 years.

Botanical/Latin name(s): Osyris lanceolata

Solvent extracted, steam distilled, or a combination of both from the wood of the plant.

Shelf life is 6 years.

SANDALWOOD (EAST INDIAN)

Botanical/Latin name(s): Santalum album

Solvent extracted, steam distilled, or a combination of both from the wood of the plant.

Shelf life is 6 years.

Compare therapeutic properties of Sandalwood (Australian, East African, and East Indian) essential oils…

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Compare benefits of Sandalwood (Australian, East Indian, and East African) essential oils…

SANDALWOOD (AUSTRALIAN)

SANDALWOOD (EAST AFRICAN)

Digestive: bloating, gas, spasm, cramp

Immune: inflammation, virus

Nervous: anxiety, stress, tension

Respiratory: congestion, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, whooping cough

Skin: wrinkles


HOME
: airborne germs, surface germs

Digestive: bloating, gas, spasm, cramp

Immune: inflammation, virus

Nervous: anxiety, stress, tension

Respiratory: congestion, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, whooping cough

Skin: wrinkles


HOME
: airborne germs, surface germs

SANDALWOOD (EAST INDIAN)

Digestive: bloating, gas, spasm, cramp

Immune: inflammation, virus

Nervous: anxiety, stress, tension

Respiratory: congestion, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, whooping cough

Skin: wrinkles


HOME
: airborne germs, surface germs

Compare Safety of Sandalwood (Australian, East African, and East Indian) essential oils…

SANDALWOOD (AUSTRALIAN)

SANDALWOOD (EAST AFRICAN)

Safe for everyone except…

No topical max – but always dilute!

Safe for everyone except…

No topical max – but always dilute!

SANDALWOOD (EAST INDIAN)

Safe for everyone except…

When using topically, keep the dilution at or below 2% to prevent rare adverse skin reactions, such as photoallergy.

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