It is against infections, decongested, tones the body, and even has aphrodisiac virtues… White sandalwood essential oil combines the benefits for the body.
Coming straight from the dry forests of India and Australia, white sandalwood essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of sandalwood, very popular for its woody and spicy scent. This wild tree, used in particular in the field of wood carving, has been so successful for its oils that its exploitation is now strictly regulated.
We must be careful not to confuse white sandalwood essential oil (Santalum album) with that of the Santalum austrocaledoicum, called yellow sandalwood essential oil, or with that of Amyris balsamifera, called Sandalwood Amyris.
the anti-infectious, decongestant, and tonic properties of white sandalwood essential oil come from the active ingredients of the wood from which it is derived, mainly monoterpene carbides and sesquiterpene alcohols. These compounds allow an effective action against bacteria but also as stimulants on the bloodstream.
Before continuing, it is important to remember that essential oils should be used with caution: some of them may have contraindications, especially for pregnant or lactating women, children, or in case of drug treatment. It is best to seek the advice of a healthcare professional before any use.
White sandalwood HE, a powerful sanitizing
Thanks therefore to monoterpene carbides and sesquiterpene alcohols (sandalwood, episantalol), White Sandalwood HE has anti-infectious properties. These substances have antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, and antiparasitic activity on the body. All at once. It is then the ideal ally for the fight against herpes and mushrooms, but also against urinary tract infections and respiratory.
In addition, these same compounds make White Sandalwood HE a venous decongestant and a remedy that participates in lymphatic drainage. It has a positive effect on blood circulation and fights against respiratory problems thanks to its vasoconstrictive properties. White Sandalwood HE is therefore recommended in the case of varicose veins or hemorrhoids. Under the guise of prior medical advice, that goes without saying.
Finally, sesquiterpene carbides make it possible to modulate inflammatory reactions. White Sandalwood HE helps to combat Pain joint and muscle and local inflammations caused by Rheumatism, critiques, or lumbago.
It should be noted that White Sandalwood ES can only be used internally (or inhalation on the recommendation of a health professional.
Otherwise, for the three cases raised, White Sandalwood HE is used in local application, by massage, diluted in the preparation of vegetable oil.
A tonic, for morale and libido
Alpha-sandalwood, present in large quantities in white sandalwood HE, allows it to have very positive effects on the whole body. First of all, it gives it astringent, healing, and revitalizing properties and helps relieve skin inflammations and itching of the scalp.
But that’s not all: it also gives it invigorating powers over the whole organism. For this reason, it can be advised in the event of heart failure or sexual fatigue. Yes, yes, always with the advice of a doctor. In these two cases, it will be used dermally, diluted in vegetable oil (either on the spine for the heart toner or on the lower abdomen, for a boost on the libido).
HE HAS TO White sandalwood, to soothe
Finally, essential oil white sandalwood is a powerful calming and sedative.
In the case of stress, anxiety, and overwork, so it is all appropriate.
In diffusion or inhalation – under the cover of the advice of a health professional – it acts directly on nerve receptors for a relaxing action.
For more relaxation and serenity, white sandalwood HE can also be coupled to a dispersible preparation, then poured into the hot water of its bath.
Synergy and contraindications
To promote relaxation and an atmosphere conducive to meditation, white sandalwood ES can be combined with others in a synergy that will then be disseminated. For this, mix two drops of White Sandalwood HE with three drops of incense HE and five drops of ylang-ylang HE.
Attention, it is recalled, sandalwood HE is contraindicated for pregnant or lactating women, children under 6 years of age, hemophiliacs, and all people on anticoagulant therapy, as well as in those who suffer from a hormone-dependent pathology or renal failure. Before any first use, ask the advice of your doctor who will advise you.
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