Sandalwood Oil has been popular in Ayurvedic medicine, the folk medicine of India, and in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. Studies have shown Sandalwood oil may help in managing anxiety and increase alertness. It’s shown to have anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. It has also been noted that Sandalwood Oil may also inhibit the growth of bacteria and yeast and aid in wound healing. It has been used in treating eczema and psoriasis.