Originally from the India, sandalwood is a sacred tree, to such an extent that the Government of that country has declared ¨propiedad nacional¨ to all the trees, to save them from destruction. Your logging is only allowed when the mature tree, more than 30 years, begins to decline and trunk stops being green announcing his upcoming death.
Their penetrating perfume was already used in ancient Eastern cults to achieve spiritual harmony and clean thoughts.
The first writing of the Hindu Vedas is known, dating from the 5th century BC. Uses of this oil as a basis of medicine are mentioned in the Ayurvedic, since among other things was that it rose vibrations personal, as well as with purifying purposes of the environments in which cult rituals were performed.