Botanical Name - Santalum spicatum
Aroma - Rich, dry, balsamic aroma
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - The tree's heartwood is obtained from sustainable plantations in Australia. NHR does not use the endangered Indian sandalwood.
Country of Origin - Australia
Chemical Constituents - A-santalol, cis b-santalol, cis nuciferol
Uses - Rejuvenating, relaxing and an aphrodisiac. Can help aid sleep and is thought to help prevent infections. Sandalwood has been popular since antiquity and is one of the oldest known perfume materials. A lovely oil for dry dehydrated skins.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.