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Much like its native Hawaii, hawaiian sandalwood produces a calming effect, as it soothes skin and promotes emotional well-being by dissipating tense feelings.*
From a renewable source in Hawaii, doTERRA’s amazing sandalwood essential oil delivers a variety of benefits, including smoothing skin and enhancing moods. With thousands of years of documented use, this oil has a high value to many users. Hawaiian sandalwood has a rich, sweet, woody aroma that instills calmness and well-being, making it a perfect oil to incorporate into massage or aromatherapy. Sandalwood is very soothing and beneficial to the skin, making it highly sought after in body and skin care products. Hawaiian sandalwood can reduce the appearance of skin imperfections while providing an overall youthful-looking complexion. In addition to being soothing and beneficial to the skin, hawaiian sandalwood provides these same effects to mood, helping to lessen tension and promote emotional well-being.
Some of my favorite uses for sandalwood essential oil:
– Diffuse or apply to the neck and shoulders at bedtime for a restful night’s sleep
– Add 1–2 drops to your favorite moisturizer or night cream for smooth, glowing skin
– Add 1–2 drops to a hot bath to promote relaxation and lessen tension
Sandalwood essential oil blends well with:
– Frankincense essential oil
– Lavender essential oil
– White fir essential oil – Siberian Fir essential oil
– Cypress essential oil
– Lemon essential oil
– Myrrh essential oil
– Ylang ylang essential oil
Every essential oil has an emotional component. Sandalwood essential oil is The Oil of Sacred Devotion. Sandalwood assists with all kinds of prayer, meditation and spiritual worship. It teaches reverence and respect for Deity. This oil has been used since ancient times for its powerful ability to calm the mind, still the heart and prepare the spirit to commune with God. Sandalwood essential oil teaches of spiritual devotion and spiritual sacrifice. It invites individuals to place all material attachments on the altar of sacrifice so that they may truly progress spiritually. This oil asks individuals to assess where their hearts are and challenges them to reorder their priorities to be in alignment with the Divine will. Sandalwood assist in quieting the mind so that individuals may hear the subtle voice of Spirit. It raises into higher levels of consciousness. Sandalwood assist ones in reaching beyond their current confines and belief systems. For those who are ready to leave behind attachment to fame, wealth and the need for acceptance. Sandalwood teaches true humility, devotion and love for the Divine. (Taken from Emotions & Essential Oils: A Modern Resource for Healing)