The Saintly Scent
Exotic Sandalwood Oil
Sandalwood oil is the essential oil extracted from the aromatic plants and tree in the Santalum genus. Used in religious ceremonies for thousands of years, sandalwood is also known for its medicinal and anti-septic properties. It is a time-honored ingredient in many healing systems of traditional medicine, including Ayurveda. Applying sandalwood on the skin (using a carrier like almond or olive oil or making into a paste with turmeric or yogurt) creates a soothing sensation, excellent for treating conditions like acne, sunburns, rashes and eczema.
Try a sandalwood oil scalp massage to help prevent hair loss, stimulate circulation and strengthen your hair. Often used in healing massage, aromatherapy and meditative practices, the aroma of sandalwood promotes a feeling of tranquility, grounding and stress relief. No wonder it is considered a sacred wood in Buddhist, Zoroastrian, Hindu and even Western traditions, used for carving sacred statues and rosary beads as well as for incense. Need a little bliss? Try the saintly scent of sandalwood!
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