Sandalwood Essential Oil
Chips and billets cut from sandalwood trees are subjected to steam distillation and Sandalwood essential oil is obtained. It is a famous flavoring agent for candies and chocolates. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, sandalwood oil is used in ayurvedic medicines. The oil also has spiritual and religious importance. It is used in Buddhism, Hinduism and Zoroastrianism religious practices. The main ingredient of the oil is α-santalol that has proven properties to improve skin conductance, blood circulation, and pulse rate. The oil is also famous for its aromatic properties that are beneficial for somatic and mental health issues. Peppermint oil is famous for its ability to maintain alertness and improve the ability to focus during the meditation process.
- Meditation: Sandalwood oils are used in the meditation process along with religious and spiritual ceremonies to enhance mantle capacities and induce relaxation
- Flavoring and fragrance agent: Because of its sweet smell, sandalwood oil is a famous flavoring agent in foods. It is also used in soaps, creams, and massage oils.
- Ayurvedic medicine: Sandalwood oil is an essential component of some ayurvedic medicines that help improve alertness
- Physiological effects: Sandalwood oil is known for reducing infections such as cold, bronchitis and skin conditions.
How to use:
- Directly from palm: Application of the oil is done directly by massaging from the palm
- Use with a moisturizer: Sandalwood oil can be used with a moisturizer to treat skin infection and improve conductance