Sandalwood oil: origin and extraction
Sandalwood oil, an essential oil with a warm and woody fragrance, is extracted from the heartwood of the sandalwood tree. This remarkable tree is deeply rooted in many cultures around the world and has been valued for centuries for its therapeutic and spiritual properties. It is extracted through a careful process of steam distillation, which ensures that the valuable components of the oil are preserved.
The spiritual benefits of sandalwood oil: harmony and clarity
One of the most impressive properties of sandalwood oil is its ability to promote spiritual clarity while providing a deep sense of harmony and balance. While some essential oils tend to make you sleepy, sandalwood has the unique property of calming and sharpening the mind – ideal for a relaxing sauna session.
Physical and health benefits of sandalwood oil
Sandalwood oil offers much more than just a pleasant scent. It contains terpenoid alcohols, especially santalol, and sesquiterpenols. These ingredients are known for their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antispasmodic properties. One study highlighted the traditional use of sandalwood to relieve hormonal symptoms, specifically menopausal and menstrual cramps. Thus, sandalwood helps restore hormonal balance, which can provide relief, especially during these times.
Another study in 2004 showed that sandalwood oil can lower blood pressure, which in turn reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. Study participants also reported an increased feeling of relaxation and concentration after using the oil.
Incorporating sandalwood oil into your sauna session can be beneficial for both your senses and your health. The next time you relax in the sauna, add a few drops of sandalwood oil and be enchanted by its healing properties.
Product recommendation: Essential sandalwood oil from “Florage”
If you want to experience the beneficial effects of sandalwood oil in the sauna for yourself, we recommend the essential sandalwood oil from “Florage”. This oil is known for its high quality and authentic sandalwood scent.
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