sandalwood oil

Irritants , Plant Extracts , Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts

Fragrant oil (Latin name Santalum album) that can cause skin irritation or allergic reactions. One animal study showed it to have antitumor properties. [1] Sandalwood oil is a must to avoid if you have extra-sensitive skin or normally react to fragrance.

References Cited:

  1. Dwivedi C, Zhang Y. Sandalwood oil prevent skin tumour development in CD1 mice. Eur J Cancer Prev. 1999;8(5):449-55.

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