Indian Sandalwood Extra Fine Powder

Santalum album

Studied Properties

Country Of Origin - Australia (Western Australia)
INCI Name - Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Wood Powder
Santalum Album (Sandalwood)
CAS # - Not Applicable
Contains Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Oil (CAS # 8006-87-9 / EU CAS # 84787-70-2)
Shelf Life
Minimum 5 Years under ideal storage conditions - package unopened
Topical application only as an ingredient in cosmetic / personal care use
Usage Level
1 - 25% w/w in semi-solid and solid formulations
100% Santalum album

Common Uses


- Visibly improves skin tone and texture
- Suits natural and clean beauty brands, as it's a sustainable source and ideal for sensitive skin - hypoallergenic
- Acts as a concealer, reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, while decreasing the shine and oiliness of formulations
- With its rich, woody aroma it has been traditionally used in Ayurveda for soothing and brightening skin tone; providing a powdery light and smooth skin feel.

Traditionally used in Ayurveda, it's now being used in trending skincare by Millennials. It is an ideal choice for formulations requiring purity and authenticity.

First recorded in the treatise Charaka Samhita (200 CE) where it is classified as a remedy to increase:

-Skin radiance - reduce dullness cause by natural aging, acne and other damages
-Skin soothing - diminish signs of irritation, including redness and blotchiness from environmental influences

The current Ayurveda Pharmacopoeia of India lists Indian Sandalwood (Sveta Chandana) in powder form for a number of topical applications, especially for skin calming, body odour, and acne.

A natural, sustainable and traditional cosmetic ingredient! Indian Sandalwood Extra Fine Powders' heritage is among the oldest cosmetic ingredients in history. It was known as an essential ingredient in Ayurveda for soothing and brightening skin tone; and reducing body heat and body odour.

Providing radiant, smooth skin, this powder provides benefits such as oil absorption, evening of skin tone and reduced appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Our extra fine powder carries the signature sandalwood aroma and contains 3% Indian sandalwood oil. Indian sandalwood oil has a range of proven benefits such as being an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory ingredient.

Extra Fine Indian Sandalwood Powder is the micronized heartwood of sustainably grown Indian sandalwood (Santalum album). A multifunctional and multipurpose ingredient that suits multiple applications. We can now offer both essential oils and solid powders to cosmetic chemists providing more options in formulations. Designed to meet the personal care needs and standards.


More about Indian Sandalwood Extra Fine Powder

Studied Properties

Common Uses

  • Skin Care
  • Bath
  • Hair & Scalp Care

While care is taken in good faith to ensure the information offered here is reliable and correct, Naturally Australian Products Inc cannot guarantee the accuracy of information and recommends that each ingredient be further researched with respect to its use.

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