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Sandalwood Essential Oil

Sandalwood OilSandalwood essential oil is diluted from sandal tree (Santalum album), an evergreen tall tree with tiny purple-pink flowers and slim branches, native to Asia. The oil is commonly received by steam distillation and both its consistency and aroma are medium. Sandalwood oil has a little sweet delicate floral fragrance.  In the epoch of Ancient Egypt this oil was used for embalming, and for centuries sandalwood oil has been widely used for perfumery and aromatherapy. (more…)