Sandalwood

 

Sandalwood

Sandalwood

Santalum album

Properties: antiseptic, antibacterial, expectorant, antidepressant, sedative, tonic and an aphrodisiac.

Usage What it’s good for
Steam inhalation Dry, persistent coughs, catarrh, bronchitis and sore throats.
In a vaporiser/burner Easing nervous tension, stress, depression and insomnia.
Added to bathwater or basin water Alleviating itching, inflamed and sensitive skin, dry, cracked and chapped skin, acne, greasy skin, psoriasis, eczema and shaving rash and can help ease urinary infections such as cystitis and urethritis.

Caution: may occasionally cause irritation for those with sensitive skin.