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Sandalwood Oil

There is a craze that is sweeping across the world. Instead of looking to synthetic products and treatments, people are turning to natural remedies. Over the last decade there have been so many people who have decided to seek out ways to treat problems that a variety of spas and other places to receive natural therapies have blossomed in cities around the world. Many of these places use sandalwood essential oil in their treatment plans!

The botanical name of sandalwood is santalum album. Sandalwood essential oil is produced by a process called steam distillation. When created it is kind of clear looking with a hit of yellow and a wood-like fragrant scent.

Sandalwood essential oil is used in treatments for respiratory conditions such as bronchitis and asthma. In addition it is used to reduce stress levels, symptoms of depression, dry and chapped skin, tender skin, and to promote healing and skin recovery.

Sandalwood essential oil can be used both internally and externally. However, if you plan to use this oil internally, you should consult an expert before you do so. It is important that you take precautions, even though sandalwood essential oil is a natural product. Even natural products can cause adverse effects if used improperly.

If you want a more thorough education on the essential oil of sandalwood it is recommended that you do some research. The World Wide Web is a good place to start your hunt for information. If you want, you can also check with your local library for information. If you do your research, you will find that there are several medical conditions that prohibit using sandalwood oil in conjunction with. If you have extensive liver damage, cancer, or other medical problems you should definitely use caution. Remember, using essential oils is a great way to achieve natural health, but there may be risks involved. You should also test out your skin reactivity when you begin to use the oil!

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