Snow Lotus: Essential Oil: Sandalwood (SSA)
Snow Lotus: Essential Oils: Sandalwood
Botanical source: Santalum album
Plant part used: The heartwood
Origin: Mysore province, India
Production: Ethically cultivated and correctly produced from old trees
Extraction method: Steam distillation of the dried wood chips
Note: We are very fortunate to be able to offer this true Mysore sandalwood oil again after several years of unavailability. Mysore sandalwood is the gold standard by which all other types of sandalwood oil are measured.
Fragrance profile: Smooth, rich, creamy sweet-wood notes with excellent persistence on the skin, typical of Mysore sandalwood oil.
Fragrance energy: Woody-sweet
Properties: Relaxing, stabilizing, centering, sensualizing
Chinese medicine function: To nourish the Yin, resolve damp and calm the spirit
Complimentary blending: Sandalwood blends well with almost any other oil, softening and enriching it with its sweet-wood notes. Favorites include Lavender, Bergamot, Jasmine, Rose oil and absolute, Rosewood, Geranium, Vetiver, Atlas cedarwood, Siam wood, Patchouli, Myrrh, Cardamom and Tuberose.
For external use only. Properly dilute all essential oils in lotion or vegetable carrier oil before massage or other topical use. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, have any health conditions, or are taking medications, please consult your healthcare provider prior to using essential oils.
Descriptions from Snow Lotus Essential Oils