White Sandalwood

How does White Sandalwood work?

White sandalwood might help prevent the growth of fungus and bacteria. It might reduce spasms. But more information is needed.

Are there safety concerns?

White sandalwood is safe when consumed in the amounts found in foods.

When taken by mouth, white sandalwood can cause itching, nausea, stomach upset, and blood in the urine. Avoid taking white sandalwood for longer than six weeks. Taking it for more than six weeks might cause kidney problems.

Contact with white sandalwood can cause allergic skin reactions in some people.

Do not use white sandalwood in medicinal amounts if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have kidney disease.

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