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Sandalwood-Western Australia(Santalum spicatu) Coming Soon!
Sandalwood-Western Australia(Santalum spicatu) Coming Soon!
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Product Description

Australian Sandalwood now comes a close second to Mysore Sandalwood from India. In fact, Australia is coming close to matching India is the amount it produces and quality. The government has been urging farmers to plant Sandalwood in order to keep pace with demand. In recent years , the number of plantations in Western Australia has gone from 7 to 70.

Great for incense mixtures or burning alone. Sandalwood powder is used to make body powders, creams, tinctures and more. Very aromatic and the most expensive of the 3 different types of Sandalwood.

Family: Santalaceae

Origin: Australia

Parts Used: heartwood, roots

Aroma Description: soft, sweet, woody base note with a delicate, spicy, oriental undertone

Emotional Attributes: relaxing, cleansing/purifying, strengthening, sleep, meditation, sensuous, love

Cosmetic Uses: perfumery, aromatherapy; skin rejuvenation

Culinary Uses: essence is used to flavor syrups and milk desserts in India

Medicinal Attributes: bittersweet astringent herb that cools the body, calms the mind, relieves spasms, improves digestion. It has diuretic, analgesic and antiseptic effects, often used externally for skin complaints

Element Association: Water

Magical Associations: healing, spirituality, protection, peace

Astrological Association: Cancer, Leo, Libra, Pisces, Taurus, Aries

Planetary Association: Moon

Season: Spring, Summer

Aromatic Note: Base note

Essential Oil: Yes, steam distilled essential oils and C02 extracts are available. Sandalwood is an widely used base note and fixative for the perfume industry.

Mixes Well With: excellent all around base ingredient - aloeswood, benzoin, borneol camphor, cassia, catnip, cedar, chamomile, cinnamon, clove, copal-black, juniper, labdanum, lavender, musk seed, nutmeg, palo santo wood, patchouli, rhubarb, rose, saffron, sandarac, spikenard, star anise, storax, tolu balsam, turmeric, vanilla, vetiver, etc.

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Prices:
Per ounce/28g- $ 5.25
Per 4 ounces/112g-$ 19.00 Save 5%
Per 1/2 pound/224g-$ 36.00 Save 10%
Per pound/448g-$ 68.00 Save 15%