Santalum Album Extract & Oil (Sandalwood)

Also known Sacred Sandalwood or Chandan (in India) and Tan Xiang (in traditional Chinese medicine). It possesses a unique, gentle, warm, velvety and milky prized wood-scent. The value of the wood peaks as it grows older for more than 50-60 years.
 
Benefits...
A powerful skin anti-microbial properties, helps moisturize dry skin and relieves itching and inflammation. Unique ability of Sandalwood is to retain fragrance for a long period of time and this makes it a rare wood and highly expensive. In Ayurveda, Sandalwood is used in its powder and oil form and is known to have relaxing and cooling properties. It is antiseptic, retains moisture levels, is toning, purifying, and soothing. When applied directly onto the skin due to potent antibacterial properties, the paste of Sandalwood can treat acne, post acne scars as well as scars, blackheads and blemishes. Cures skin conditions like dry skin, crackling, flaking and wrinkles. Sandalwood oil assists in restoring the damaged skin cells, promotes the skin complexion and maintain skin glow and radiance. The potent astringent, anti-aging and disinfectant properties of sandalwood oil shields the skin from harmful bacteria, virus and fungal attacks. Moreover, applying sandalwood oil topically on the affected skin areas facilitates in healing wounds, sores, scars, pimples, burns and averts infections. Very effective in warding off the excess sebum secretion in the scalp, treats split ends and enhance the hair lustre and growth. Sandalwood oil has been used widely in aromatherapy and traditional massage oils. The soothing essential oil confers hydrating and nourishing effects.