Sandalwood Oil Australian

Botanical Name: Santalum Spicatum

Common Name: Chandana

Physiochemical Properties:

  • Color: colorless to yellow
  • Odor: sweet, spicy, woody, smooth, balsamic smell
  • Specific Gravity at 20°C: 9600-0.9700
  • Refractive Index at 20°C : 1.5000-1.5100
  • Optical Rotation: 7 to 11

Main Constituents:

S.NO. Name Range
1. α-Santalene 1.00-2.00
2. α-Curcumene 1.00-2.50
3. E-Nerolidol 3.00-6.00
4. Denderalasin 1.00-2.00
5. trans-Sesquisabinene hydrate 1.50-3.00
6. alpha.-Santalol 18.00-23.00
7. Levomenol 2.00-3.50
8. Bergamotol, Z-.alpha.-trans- 1.00-2.50
9. Cedren-13-ol, 8- 1.50-3.50
10. Cedrenol 1.00-3.00
11. (Z)-epi-β-Santalol 1.50-3.00
12. Farnesyl alcohol 2.00-3.50
13. β-Santalol 2.00-4.00
14. .(E)-Nuciferol 20.00-25.00
15. .β-(Z)-Curcumen-12-ol 3.50-5.50
16. Lanceol, cis 2.50-5.00



The essential oil of sandalwood is commonly used in skin application to fight effectively against muscle and joint pain but also against acne disorders.

  • Sandalwood Essential Oil is known for its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. It helps assist with managing headaches, colds, chest infections and indigestion.
  • Sandalwood Oil contains high levels of alpha sotalol, a naturally occurring chemical compound seen to help calm the central nervous system. As a result, Sandalwood Essential Oil is believed to be one of the best essential oils for relieving stress.
  • Sandalwood Oil’s strong astringent properties have been seen to be beneficial for preventing excess oil on the scalp, as well as encouraging hair growth and shine.
  • Sandalwood Oil is highly valued for its calming properties that have been seen to quieten the central nervous system, making it one of the best essential oils for sleep.
  • Sandalwood’s scent also makes it a popular choice for perfumes and aromatherapy.



Please use under the guidance on the proper utilization of essential oils, considering your expertise in the field.



Odor Profile:

Sweet, spicy, woody, smooth, balsamic smell

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