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Sandalwood Powder

Sandalwood Powder

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Sandalwood powder is the most important ingredient in bridal ubtans. It removes tan and soothes sunburn. Using it regularly prevents aging, promotes glowing skin, and treats heat rashes. It is also effective against acne.

  • Removes tan and soothes sunburn
  • Prevents aging
  • Promotes glowing skin
  • Treats heat rashes
  • Prevents acne

    The fragrance of sandalwood is adored by people all over the world and it has generally been used for aromatherapy and meditative activities. The soft and wood-like scent goes well in many products along with the many healing benefits it provides, sandalwood has been a big part of Indian skincare for centuries. The powder can be used to make sandalwood essential oil for at-home aromatherapy.

    Sandalwood has Antiseptic and Astringent Properties

    Sandalwood has been known to calm the pitta dosha in Ayurvedic texts suggesting that it has cooling properties. It is also a known astringent that causes contractions of soft tissue that make your skin smooth by reducing the appearance of pores which also makes it a great ingredient for aftershave.  
    Its antiseptic and astringent properties allow it to effectively cleanse the skin from dirt, bacteria, or impurity that may be clogging your skin which in turn will leave you clear, healthy, and glowing skin.

    Sandalwood for Exfoliation and Inflammation

    Sandalwood has mild exfoliating properties that may lighten your tan and any dark spots or scars on your skin. Its anti-inflammatory properties soothe sunburnt skin while having a cooling effect that reduces the redness caused by sunburn.
    Its strong anti-inflammatory property also aids in healing acne and clogged pores. The active compound alpha-santol prevents acne-causing bacteria.
    Sandalwood powder can also be used with a carrier oil to soften skin and its regular use can give you bright and glowing skin.

    How to use

    DIY Sandalwood Essential Oil

    Essential oils in the market sometimes have ingredients that may concern you and a way around this problem is to make your own essential oil with this easy recipe:

    You will need a dark glass bottle, 1 cup of olive oil or any other carrier oil that you like, 8 grams of sandalwood powder, and an oven-safe pot. Mix all of these ingredients together and put them in the pot. Place the pot into the oven at 200 degrees Fahrenheit and let the mixture cook for about 3 hours making sure to give it an occasional stir. Use a cheesecloth to strain the mixture once it has cooled down, transfer the oil to a bottle and store it in a cool, dry place.

    Make sure to use the oil within 6 months and add in a couple of drops of vitamin E oil to elongate the life of this oil.

    You can add just a drop of this oil into your normal moisturizing routine for enhanced benefits. You can further use these in masks, lotions, and cleansers.

    Mask to Remove Sun Tan

    Mix 1 tablespoon of yogurt with 1 tablespoon of sandalwood powder, add a tablespoon of cucumber juice, a teaspoon of honey, and some lemon juice. Apply the mask and leave it on for approximately 15 minutes and then wash it off.

    Mask for Dark Spots

    Take a tablespoon full of sandalwood powder and coconut oil. Mix well and massage it into your skin. You may leave this on overnight. 

    Mask for Acne

    Mix 1 tablespoon of sandalwood powder with a tablespoon of milk. Add a pinch of turmeric powder and apply an even layer on your skin. Keep the mask on for 30 minutes and wash it off with cold water.


    Can Sandalwood Powder be ingested for health benefits?

    No, it is not recommended for ingestion. Sandalwood Powder is mainly used for topical applications and aromatherapy. It is known for its therapeutic properties and is mostly used in skincare, beauty treatments, and as a fragrance. However, it is best to consult a qualified healthcare professional to ensure safety and proper usage for ingestion.

    How can I store Sandalwood Powder to maintain its fragrance?

    To preserve the fragrance of Sandalwood Powder, store it in an airtight container in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Avoid direct exposure to moisture, as it can affect the quality of the powder. Proper storage will help retain the aroma of Sandalwood for an extended period.

    Where can I purchase authentic Sandalwood Powder?

    Authentic Sandalwood Powder can be found in reputable herbal stores, natural health stores, or online retailers. Ensure that you are purchasing from trusted sources to guarantee the quality and authenticity of the product. At Saughaat we sell 100% pure Sandalwood Powder online. 

    Is Sandalwood Powder suitable for all skin types?

    Yes, Sandalwood Powder is generally considered safe for most skin types, including sensitive skin. Its natural soothing properties can help decrease irritation and inflammation. However, it is essential to perform a patch test before using it, especially for those with known allergies or skin sensitivities.

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