Sandalwood essential oil, Australia

NZ $45.00

100% pure


Essential Oils: P - Y


Sandalwood essential oil, Australia


Santalum spicatum


Conventional, high grade


Pale yellow



Plant part used


Extraction method

Steam distillation






Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %



Blends well with

Bergamot, lavender, patchouli



Palm oil


Animal tested




History: Sandalwood has been used for centuries in various spiritual and meditation practices. The aroma is believed to have grounding and centring effects, making it suitable for creating a meditative environment. Some people incorporate sandalwood essential oil into their meditation routines to enhance the experience.

Common uses

Aromatherapy: While not solely therapeutic, the pleasant scent of sandalwood essential oil can still contribute to a calming and relaxing atmosphere. Aromatherapists often use this oil in diffusers and room sprays to create an ambiance that promotes tranquility and reduces stress.

Fragrance and perfumery: Sandalwood essential oil has a rich, woody, and sweet aroma that makes it popular in perfumery and fragrance applications. It is often used as a base note in perfumes, colognes, and other scented products due to its long-lasting and captivating scent.

Cleaning agent: Sandalwood essential oil is said to be great to use in household cleaning products. Its pleasant scent can also help mask odours and leave a refreshing fragrance in the home.

Insect repellent: Sandalwood essential oil is said to have natural insect-repelling properties. The oil's scent may help deter insects and pests, making it a potential ingredient in natural insect repellent formulations.

Crafts: Sandalwood essential oil can be added to homemade candles, soaps, and other DIY creations. 

Safety data: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Packaging - See our blog on our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Our essential oils come in amber glass bottles with dripulator caps:
5ml and 20ml with an 18 neck dripulator cap, either white or black, depending on stock availability.
30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, with a 28 neck white dripulator cap (except for oils that are too thick for a dripulator, which have a black open pour cap).
500g and 1kg options come in an aluminium bottle; 5L comes in a plastic jerrycan.
If you need precise drops for your products we suggest you buy our 5ml or 20ml dropper bottles and transfer the oils or buy our disposable or glass pipettes

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.


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