On April 10, we saw the properties of the Obsidian. This week, I propose to continue our discovery of noble materials through this new article which deals with uses and virtues of sandalwood.
We will therefore look together at sandalwoodand see more closely what he can reveal to us!
Very easy to recognize, sandalwood is delicately scented, which makes it a very good element for everything related to perfumery and cosmetology.
But this is not all, as we will see, it is used in many ways and through different accessories and articles. On this occasion, I will share with you some of the products available on our site.
According to certain texts and stories, the santal was once used in many ways, let's get right back into the heart of the subject.
In Burma, according to custom, women sprinkled each individual with a mixture of rose water and sandalwood to wash his body and mind of the possible sins he had committed.
From the ninth century, the sandalwood was used to hire the deceased princes of Ceylon.
The santal is one of the three full incense, with:
During ancient times, sandalwood was used in the manufacture of furniture. Indeed, its fragrance thus allowed to repel insects and thus to protect the wood from their attacks.
This tree that believes in India is now used in many areas.
Well known all over the world, it is from Santal wood (Santalum album) and from its roots that we draw the essences used today.
It must be known that in order to carry out the extraction of this natural petrol it is then necessary to slaughter the santal tree. This can only be done if he is at least 20 years of age, since the circumference of his trunk must have reached the minimum 50 cm.
In Ayurvedic medicine, the essential oil of santal is widely used to treat anxiety attacks.
The two main constituents of the'sandalwood essence are beta-santalol and alpha-santalol.
It affects the nervous, lymphatic and cardiovascular systems and can treat cough, chronic bronchitis, cystitis, depression and many other ailments.
The associated properties and benefits are: soothing, antiseptic, decongestant, regenerative, analgesic and antidepressant.
They find sandalwood in certain beauty masks worn by women of East African cultures such as women in the Comoros or Mozambique. In Comorian this mask is named: msindanu, it represents a true traditional ornament.
You can quite easily find sandalwood statuettes. Indeed, in Hinduism, santal is very often used, especially during rituals and religious ceremonies.
It is also a common recipe for embalming pastaThis is the famous mark that many Hindus carry in the middle of the forehead between the eyebrows and symbolizes the third eye (self-knowledge).
It is advisable to switch on incense scent santal during a meditation session in order to keep all his attention more easily. Moreover, in Buddhism, the santal is one of the Padma (lotus) and can be used as offering to Buddha.
This incense is regularly lit in temples or at cults.
As you have understood, this is a subject widely used in many fields, always with the aim of acting on ease. This is why you will also find several representations and forms of sandalwood.
Ideal for the purification of your interior, they will also make it possible to facilitating concentration and of regain a certain serenity.
They broadcast a delicate smell of natural wood which remains light so as not to hurt your head.
The malawhich can be considered as a rosary is worn as jewel, it is also widely used during the recitation of mantras. It has an effect anti-stress and allows you to relax quickly. It is an excellent remedy for combating insomnia and find a calm and resourcing sleep.
It is widely used in cosmetics for scrubbing skin prone to buttons, redness or irritation. It allows you to clean your face naturally, without assaulting your skin.
In general rich in tradition and symbolism, these handicraft decorative objects bring a side Feng Shui and exotic inside.
Used for medical and therapeutic purposes, but also as a decorative object, these Chinese bowls (called also baoding) are an excellent way to relax and relax in a natural way.
Just take the 2 balls Qi Gong in one hand and carry out rotations of the balls on themselves for about ten minutes.
As we have seen above, its soothing and anti-stress properties are highly appreciated. Always use with caution and in accordance with the indicated dosage regimen. Ele is most often used by mixing it with a care, a massage oil or even via a few drops added to the bath water.
The oil is mainly used for making soap or after-shaving, for example.
The hydrolat, for its part, is much less concentrated in active principles and is used in particular in lotion for toning and treating dry or dehydrated skins. Very useful also to treat certain skin problems such as acne, psoriasis or eczema.
Orally it acts toboosting physical, mental and sexual energy. It also treats poor blood circulation, cellulite and urinary tract infections.
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