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What do You Really Know About Sandalwood?

Posted by New Hope Soap

Jan 2, 2014 4:20:00 PM

Sandalwood: It's common enough in our industry, but how much do you really know about it? Let's take a little time to explore sandalwood in greater depth.

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Topics: Sandalwood Oils, Bar Soaps, Fragrances, Sandalwood

Great Fragrances - Sandalwood & Sandalwood Oils

Posted by Paul Wackell

Dec 1, 2013 8:31:00 PM

Sandalwood and Sandalwood oil have a deeply rich and warm woody scent that has been sought after and used for centuries for religious and spiritual ceremonies, as an aromatherapy treatment, in cosmetics, perfumes and medicines.

great_wall_beijing_china-normalSandalwood is one of the most sought after fragrant woods even today, perhaps due to the deepness of the aroma, but also due to the fact that sandalwood can retain its bright fragrance for decades!

Sandalwood comes from the fragrant woods of the Santalum genus that include Indian sandalwood, Australian sandalwood, quandong, and other sandalwood varieties.

The history of sandalwood is an intriguing one that goes back for many centuries and is steeped in religious and spiritual traditions, particularly in the Far East. To this day it is widely used in China, India and Japan.

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Topics: Aromatherapy,, Sandalwood Oils, Essential Oils, Bar Soaps, Fragrances, Sandalwood

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