Fun Facts About Hawaiian Sandalwood Essential Oil

Fun Facts about Hawaiian Sandalwood Essential Oil:

  • It's called "Iliahi" in Hawaiian
  • The trees only grow on the Big Island of Hawaii, and there is only one known producer of the wood and oil.
  • The only producer of the wood and oil is a reforestation forest farm whose practices are 100% sustainable.
  • Out of 18 worldwide species of sandalwood, 6 of them are Hawaiian.
  • Santalum paniculatum is the only species of Hawaiian Sandalwood that's presently thriving due to reforestation.
  • There are presently over 100,000 acres of Hawaiian Sandalwood trees, which is roughly about 1/2 the size of the Island of Oahu.
  • Hawaiian Sandalwood is root-parasitic which means it has special root extensions that capture water and nutrients from roots of other plants.
  • Native Koa is planted alongside Hawaiian Sandalwood to act as the host plant for Hawaiian Sandalwood's nutritional requirements.
  • Only dead and dying Iliahi trees are harvested.
  • Miracle Botanicals offers the best retail price for Hawaiian Sandalwood essential oil

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