Muhuhu, African Sandalwood Essential Oil

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Brachyleana hutchinsii, also called Muhuhu or African Sandalwood, steam distilled wood, Kenya.
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Botanical Name: Brachyleana hutchinsii
Country of Origin: Kenya
Cultivation: Wildcrafted
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Distillation Date: July 2015
Shelf Life: 8 years
Plant Part: Heartwood
Perfume Note: Base
Aroma: Woody, balsamic, rich, sensual, smoky, sweet, slightly floral, similar vetiver notes
Blends well with: BergamotCedarwood Himalayan, Frankincense carteri, Frankincense frereana, Frankincense sacra, Geranium S. Africa, Grapefruit Red, Jasmine sambac Absolute, Lavender, Mandarin Red, Orange Sweet, Petitgrain Mandarin, Rose Otto, Rosewood, Sandalwood Absolute, Vetiver (Haiti), Ylang Ylang Extra and Complete

The Muhuhu Tree (Brachyleana hutchinsii) grows in Kenya and harvested primarily for wood carvings, furniture and construction because of its durability and natural colored marble grain design when polished. High quality Muhuhu essential oil is rare because Brachyleana hutchinsii trees are becoming fewer every year with harvest primarily for furniture and crafts coupled with few skilled distillers producing essential oil.

The sweet balsamic undertone in Muhuhu essential oil rounds out its woody, faintly smoky side that can be likened to a combination of Cedarwood and Vetiver. The way the sweet balsamic aroma melds with its woody note gives Muhuhu a somewhat similar Sandalwood smell but should not be considered a replacement for true Sandalwood oils. In natural perfume Muhuhu is an excellent fixative and interesting essential oil to use because it is base note heavy while not affecting the overall bouquet of other aromatics it is combined with.

Aromatherapy use of Muhuhu essential oil has limited research. Some sources indicate it is beneficial as an anti-inflammatory. Because it is midly astringent Muhuhu is seen beneficial for acne and oily skin. Muhuhu is aromatically beneficial for combating stress, anxiety and depressed mood. Grounding and calming, Muhuhu adds depth of character to meditation blends.

Batch specific GC/MS report of our Muhuhu essential oil is available. Select option during checkout to include it with your order.

Aromatherapy use
: antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-anxiety, calming, relaxation, stress

General use
: Oil diffusers, potpourri, perfume, bath and body soap, lotion, creams, candle fragrance

Contraindications: None known

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