Santalum album (sandalwood) oil

Santalum album (sandalwood) oil is the oil obtained from the heartwood of the sandalwood tree, Santalum album. It is used for fragrance in cosmetics and personal care products 1. Botanical and botanically derived ingredients used in the formulation of cosmetics are generally mild and safe.


  1. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook. Washington, D.C.: The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, 2006.