HE11 | Australian Sandalwood Oil

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HE11 | Australian Sandalwood Oil

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~ Santalum Spicatum ~

Fragrant Sandalwood Tree. A small evergreen tree found throughout the southern half of Western Australia with rough and fibrous bark and dark brown heartwood. It grows approximately 20ft. high with a trunk diameter of 6-10 in. Wild harvested under Management of Forest Products Commission of Western Australia.


Uses:
Useful for many conditions. Sandalwood Oil has a long and ancient use in sexual and erotic rituals and practices. Sandalwood is a fixative and is used in many perfumes.

Directions:
Use in oil burner: add a few drops to water. Mix with other oils or water for use as hydrosol spray for car and home.

Botanical Name:
Santalum spicatum R. Br. (Sandalwood and the size of a head of a grain)

Oil Characteristics:
A colorless to yellow oil, clear, viscous, mid-intensity odor (5 on a scale of 1-10), the scent has a predominant floral and woody note, with back notes of fruit, citrus and spice. The taste is a bit bitter and sour.

Chemical Characteristics:
9-12% pre- a-santalol compounds, 20-40% a & b santalol, 17-30% bergamatol-like compounds, 4-10% a-bisabolol, 4-10% farnesol

Chemical Profile:
9-12% pre- a-santalol compounds, 20-40% a & b santalol, 17-30% bergamatol-like compounds, 4-10% a-bisabolol, 4-10% farnesol

Physical Properties:
Specific Gravity - 0.945 - 0.980, Refractive Index - 1.498 - 1.518, Optical Rotation - +4.0 to -12.0

Production Method:
Steam-Distilled - Wood & Bark

Warnings:
Caution should be taken when using Essential Oils. Do not use any oils without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. All Essential Oils should be kept out of the reach of children. Possible skin irritant; Test on small area of skin and dilute if necessary, before use.
NOT TO BE TAKEN INTERNALLY