15 Hair and Skin Uses of Sandalwood (Camwood) Powder You Should Know

Sandalwood, also known as Camwood, is extracted from the tree of sandalwood (Santalum Album) by crushing the tree into a paste and the water is left to evaporate, leading to sandalwood powder.

Sandalwood Essential Oil has a lot of minerals, vitamins, cicatrizing, astringent, antispasmodic, emollient, anti-aging, antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory ingredients, helping the skin and hair in various ways.

Uses of Sandalwood Powder

  • Sandalwood Powder will give your skin the instant glow. Just mix 1 spoon of goat milk with a ½ spoon of Sandalwood powder, ¼ tablespoon of Turmeric powder and apply it on your skin. Leave it for 20 minutes before you rinse off with tepid water
  • Sandalwood Powder will help tone your skin
  • When used as facial mask, Sandalwood Powder will bleach your skin
  • Sandalwood Powder will help you remove your dead, dull skin, exposing the glowing, beautiful inner skin
  • Sandalwood Powder, when mixed with almond oil and coconut oil, will tighten your skin
  • Forming a paste with 3 spoons of Rose Water with 1 spoon of Sandalwood Powder and 1 spoon of Fuller’s Earth will treat oily skin condition
  • Sandalwood Powder Plus Rose Water will remove your dark circles permanently
  • Sandalwood Powder mixed with goat milk or cow milk will treat patchy and dry skin
  • Sandalwood (Camwood) Powder will fade off signs of aging like wrinkles and fine lines
  • Mixing Sandalwood Powder with honey, lemon juice, and cucumber juice will treat sunburn
  • The anti-inflammatory property of Sandalwood Powder makes it beneficial for treating insect bites and swelling
  • Sandalwood Powder will remove dark spots and fade scars. Form a paste with coconut oil and apply to the affected area
  • Sandalwood Powder mixed with Rose Water and Camphor will treat eczema, psoriasis, and acne
  • Sandalwood Powder will help to soothe your skin and remove blemishes
  • Sandalwood Powder mixed with almond oil will nourish dry hair and stimulate hair growth

Side Effects of Sandalwood Powder

  • Sandalwood Powder may leave some allergies on some people’s skin, like itching, redness, hives, and other side effects. If you experience any of these, please desist from the use of both the Sandalwood Powder and the Oil