This oil is extracted from sandalwood that is also known as East Indian sandalwood, santal, saunders and sandalwood Mysore. This is expensive oil but has some wonderful qualities for relieving chest and urinary tract infections. It assists the skin in promoting hydration and moisture. It creates a calming and harmonizing effect on the mind, while reducing tension and confusion.
This oil is useful in chronic chest infections, sore throats, dry coughs, bronchitis as well as asthma. Sandalwood oil is also used for various skin problems and relieves itching and inflammation. It is most effective in relieving dehydrated skin and to prevent the skin from forming ugly scars and for fighting dry eczema.
Botonical Name : Santalum Album
CAS # : 8006 - 87 - 9
Country of Origin : India
Color & Odor : Yellow with Musky, Woody odor
Solubility : Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Specific Gravity : 0.97000 - 0.97800 @ 20 c
Optical Rotation : (-15) - (-20)
Refractive Index : 0.962 - 0.976 @ 30C
Flash Point : 93.33 °C
Extraction Method : Steam Distillation