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Sandalwood Essential Oil, Neal's Yard Remedies

Sandalwood Essential Oil

PLU 2233

Description

With a rich, woody and calming aroma, our high quality Sandalwood (Santalum album) helps to promote a profound feeling of wellbeing. Highly valued around the world, sandalwood has been used for thousands of years as incense during spiritual rituals and religious ceremonies. Deeply restful and indulgent, it’s ideal to diffuse during daily mindfulness practices and is softening for the skin when added to a carrier oil and combined with a therapeutic massage.

  • Key action: Relaxing
  • Latin name: Santalum album
  • Country of origin: Australia
  • Blends beautifully with: Rose and frankincense
  • Comes in a 10ml bottle and contains 2.5ml of oil

Protecting vulnerable species

We source our Sandalwood (Santalum album) from Australia. Here, the luxurious essential oil is extracted from trees grown in sustainably managed plantations. Due to its high value and demand, in the past Sandalwood has been exploited to the verge of extinction. After years of searching for a sustainable source, we’re delighted to have secured a sustainable supply of Sandalwood (Santalum album).

How to use:

Bath & shower

The essential oil is inhaled through the aromatic steam, as well as being absorbed by the skin. For adults, add up to 5 drops in 2 tbsp bath oil, shower gel, or carrier oil. For children over 2 years old or adults with sensitive skin, reduce the amount to up to 2 drops per 2 tbsp. Not suitable for children under 2 years old.

Inhalation

This technique helps to clear your head and nose. For adults, add 4–6 drops to a bowl of steaming water, pace a towel over your head and breathe. Children over 2 years old, adults with sensitive skin and asthmatics should not inhale directly. Instead, place the bowl of hot water with added oils in the room nearby. Not suitable for children under 2 years old.

Massages

Relaxes your body and mind while helping to soothe aching muscles. For adults, use up to 15 drops in 2 tbsp of base oil. For children over 2 years old or adults with sensitive skin, use up to 6 drops in 2 tbsp of base oil. Not suitable for children under 2 years old.

Diffusers & burners

A natural air freshener, this technique creates a relaxing ambiance and mood. For adults, add 1–3 drops in a diffuser or burner. For children over 2 years old, add 1–3 drops in a diffuser. Not suitable for children under 2 years old.

Warning:

Do not use undiluted on the skin. For external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes. Keep out of the reach of children. Consult with your healthcare practitioner before using this product if you are pregnant. Use within 12 months of opening. Contains components that may cause sensitisation in some people. Recommended use is less than 1% dilution.