Sandalwood oil chemistry
Sandalwood oil can could cause dermatitis in acute persons, although it is about advised to be controllable to animal skin.
Sandalwood oil is acquired from the heartwood of the plant. This airy oil contains about 90% alpha- and beta-santalols with a array of accessory apparatus including sesquiterpene hydrocarbons (about 6%). The santalols are amenable for the affable odor of sandalwood, although 2-furfuryl pyrrole aswell may accord an effect.
The seeds crop about 50% of a viscid, aphotic red, anchored oil. This oil contains stearolic acerbic and santalbic acid. Gas chromatography fingerprinting of sandalwood oils has been acclimated auspiciously in ablaze of the circuitous attributes of the apparatus of the oils.