~ Aphrodisiac – East Indian Sandalwood Oil ~
by KG Stiles, Clinical Aromatherapist
Keywords: Aphrodisiac, increase libido, natural attraction
Research scientists have discovered the chemical substance responsible for Sandalwood’s erotic effect on our senses. Men’s underarm perspiration releases andosterone, a substance similar in chemical structure as the male hormone testosterone. Andosterone in light concentrations smells similar to Sandalwood.
Thus the aroma of Sandalwood, similar to a man’s underarm perspiration, sends out a barely perceptible but highly effective erotic signal to the opposite sex. Maybe that’s why men often choose to use Sandalwood fragrance as a way to increase their libido and manly aura of attraction to females.
As an aphrosisiac Sandalwood is useful for balancing and toning the female reproductive organs.
Sandalwood’s restorative effects make it a good tonic for the immune system. Its immune stimulating properties act to increase white blood cell production.
An excellent tonic for the kidneys and adrenals which are heavily impacted by the stresses of our daily life. Use Sandalwood to promote kidney and adrenal function as well as tonify the bladder, kidney & urinary tract.
Sandalwood also supports the circulatory systems and enhances lymph, nerve and blood supply to all of our organs and systems and has traditionally been used for skin regeneration and healing.
As a regulating oil Sandalwood is beneficial for mature skin and known to balance both dry and oily skin conditions.
Consider Sandalwood for treating skin rash, eczema and psoriasis.
A natural antiseptic it is helpful for treating acne, blend with Basil, Chamomile or Tea Tree oils to enhance this effect.
Sandalwood is used in Indian temples, as well as in churches around the world in religious ceremonies for worshiping the divine.
Use Sandalwood to enhance your meditation and to open your Base Chakra which connects you with the planetary family of human kind, as well as to your own personal family and your local community.
Sandalwood reconciles our inner conflicts and contradictions and gently supports us to engage in the subtle play of nuances inherent to life as paradox!
In Ayurvedic Medicine, an ancient system of healing practiced in India, the sweet aroma of Sandalwood is used to regulate and pacify both Vata and Pitta imbalances. Symptoms of Vata imbalance are premenstrual syndrome, constipation, insomnia, restlessness, nervousness and anxiety or worry. Symptoms of Pitta imbalance include feelings of frustration and anger, tendency to emotional upset and over reaction, high blood pressure and an inability to relax and go with the flow.
PLEASE NOTE: True East Indian Sandalwood continues to rise in price. It has been restricted for exportation for some time now and its value is fast becoming beyond price, making it an even more highly prized oil as well as extremely precious due to its increasingly unavailable status.
Traders of East Sandalwood think we may no longer be able to procure this oil in the near future. Because of it is becoming so rare I am now offering both my Tamil and Mysore East Indian Sandalwoods in 10% dilutions.
BLEND WITH: Sandalwood smoothes and anchors any aromatic blend. True East Indian Sandalwood matures with age and becomes ever more lovely in aroma. An inheritance quality essential oil to be savored for years to come!