Description: New Caledonia Sandalwood Oil aka Santalum Austreocaledonicum contains high level of Santalol and is a close contender of Indian Sandalwood Essential Oil. Santalum Austreocaledonicum is grown in New Caledonia. Combined alpha and beta Santalol level is usually between 30 and 45%.
New Caledonia Sandalwood Oil aka Santalum Austreocaledonicum Wood Oil is the volatile oil obtained from the wood of Santalum austreocaledonicum.
Botanical name : Santalum Austreocaledonicum
Plant Part: Wood
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Odor and Appearance: Clear to pale yellow or pale gold color
Country of origin : New Caledonia, Australia (Note: Item shipped will be from origin in-stock)
Main Constituents: Sandalwood oil obtained from the Pacific sandalwood tree (Santalum austrocaledonicum) may have a slightly different composition compared to the more commonly known Indian sandalwood (Santalum album) oil. The specific constituents can vary based on factors such as the region where the trees are grown, environmental conditions, and extraction methods. However, some of the main constituents found in Pacific sandalwood oil are α-Santalol, β-Santalol, Epi-β-Santalol, Nuciferol, Farnesol, Santalenes.
Common Uses: Key characteristics and uses of sandalwood essential oil include:
Aromatic Properties: Sandalwood essential oil has a rich, woody, and sweet aroma that is highly prized in perfumery and aromatherapy.
Aromatherapy: The oil is often used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and enhance mental clarity. Its calming scent is believed to have a positive impact on emotional well-being.
Skin Care: Sandalwood essential oil is used in skincare products due to its potential benefits for various skin conditions. It is believed to have anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties, making it suitable for addressing acne, dry skin, and minor skin irritations.
Spiritual and Religious Practices: Sandalwood has a significant role in various spiritual and religious practices. It is commonly used in incense, rituals, and meditation to create a serene and peaceful environment.
Natural Perfumery: The oil’s distinct fragrance makes it a popular ingredient in natural perfumes and colognes.
Aphrodisiac Properties: Sandalwood essential oil is sometimes associated with aphrodisiac effects and is used in various love and intimacy blends.
Anti-Inflammatory and Antioxidant Properties: Some studies suggest that sandalwood essential oil may possess anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, potentially contributing to its skin-soothing effects.
Relaxation and Sleep Aid: The calming aroma of sandalwood oil is often used to promote relaxation and improve sleep quality when used in diffusers or diluted in carrier oils for massages.
Note: Sandalwood’s classification as a middle and base note makes it a versatile ingredient in perfumery.
Blend Well With: Lavender, Bergamot, Patchouli, Ylang Ylang, Geranium, Frankincense, Rose, Cedarwood, Vanilla, Jasmine
Contraindications: Sandalwood (Pacific – Santalum Austreocaledonicum) essential oil is considered safe to use. Just like many other essential oils, it is wise to use this oil after dilution with a carrier oil, as it can be sensitive and irritating to the skin. Before you use oil on your skin, it is advisable that you conduct a patch test before making it a routine.
Do not use internally, unless directed by a physician. For pregnant women and nursing mothers, it is safe to consult first with your physician before using Sandalwood (Pacific – Santalum Austreocaledonicum) essential oil. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions.
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