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Sandalwood Essential Oil

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INCI name: Santalum album



Sandalwood essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from the roots and heartwood of the evergreen sandalwood tree. It is cultivated in tropical Asia, with the essential oil being produced mainly in India.


Sandalwood essential oil has a persistent, rich, woody fragrance and blends well with floral, spice, woody and citrus essential oils. It is antiseptic, astringent, antibacterial and toning.


In skin care preparations sandalwood essential oil is used for acne and oily skin, dry, cracked and chapped skin and for soothing shaving rash. It is also a popular fragrance in men’s products.




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