Sandalwood

Supporting Austism Spectrum Disorder with Phyto-Therapy

autism, aromatherapy, child, essential oils

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) more commonly known as Autism, is actually a generalized terminology, associated with delayed brain developmental disorders. It can be defined by challenges experienced focusing on ones ability to communicate effectively in social, verbal, and non -verbal forms of communication. In combination with, and the evaluation of behaviors that are frequently repeated…

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The Santalaceae: Family of Sandalwoods

The Santalaceae family is the family of Sandalwood Trees that produce essential oils. The Santalum genus may include up to 20 tropical, evergreen and semiparasitic trees and shrubs (Weiss 1997). Growing to approximately 29ft tall when it reaches full maturity at approximately 60 years of age (Rhind, 2012). More than 15 of the Santalum species…

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