Whether it is a headache, asthma, or indigestion Sandalwood has an amazing plethora of health benefits, be it oil or herb, and it smells amazing!
Sandalwood possesses a strong but wonderful sweet wood aroma said to help reduce stress and anxiety. It triggers the production of serotonin in the brain that tends to combat emotional negativity and thus increases the state of happiness and satisfaction. Sandalwood, associated with the santalaceae family is native to India. It is known to assist with reducing abdominal pain as well as gastric irritability. Sandalwood is an antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, astringent, diuretic, disinfectant, emollient, expectorant, hypotensive, memory booster, and a sedative.
The oil and scent is known as an aphrodisiac and as the antispasmodic nature of sandalwood assists with relaxing your nerves, blood vessels, and muscles. An excellent herb for the skin, it helps with all sorts of skin conditions from blemishes to acne to blackheads and more!