Sandalwood Oil promotes mental clarity and cognitive function, which promotes calm and rationality. Sandalwood Oil can help speed up skin and muscle repair, and is particularly effective at healing sensitive areas. Sandalwood Essential Oil is a gentle antiseptic which can protect the skin from infection. While many essential oils such as Grapefruit Oil and Oregano Oil also have strong antibacterial properties, active compounds, such as Santalol, in Sandalwood Oil, work to reduce inflammation. Sandalwood Essential Oil can provide headache relief as well as healing digestive and circulatory system problems. Sandalwood Essential Oil has calming properties and when used as aromatherapy treatment, it can create a feeling of relaxation and peace, reducing anxiety or depression.