When the universe was in search of exotic fragrances and natural remedies, a woody tree came to their notice; its soothing fragrance made them procure the wood for highest price.
Indian sandalwood – aromatic presence around the globe
That was the Indian sandalwood which even became the base for perfumes of the Arab world. Indian classic texts hailed its name to be Chandana and classified into red and white varieties.
- Sandalwood is a well-known medicine in traditional Chinese system also.
- Sandalwood helps in treatment of acne, stress, acidity, fever, dysentery and vomiting like diseases as per Chinese principles. It helps to balance the vital energy in the body.
Sandalwood saga in aromatherapy
Sandalwood oil forms one among the important aroma therapy oils in the world. You know aroma of sandalwood is said to affect our mind, body and senses equally.
When you mix some drops of Sandalwood oil to your daily bath water, you are adding elements which instantly refresh and rejuvenate your body. The pleasant smell creates exotic fragrance which allures you to go happily to pursue your daily chores. A great beginning to your day with such an amazing bath regime, right?
Ayurveda on sandalwood
Ayurveda, the ancient medicinal wisdom considers Chandana aka Sandalwood to be valuable medicine balancing heat energy and even absorbing negative energy. Chandana paste is considered to be increasing positive energy and absorbing negative energy from the surroundings.
Ayurvedic preparations like Chandanasavam , Chandanadi oil gives us an idea that Sandalwood is used for internal consumption medicines and also for external use; to apply directly on skin. You also remember that Sandalwood oil is used to sniff and inhale to get more relaxation and induce sound sleep.
Enjoy aromatic essence of sandalwood, make your life fragrant and healthy naturally.