Sandalwood’s heartwood is considered scared in the Vedic and many other Great Traditions of the world. It is rubbed onto the body of the deceased to help carry the person’s soul into the next life. In this life, it is often used to focus the mind, lift the spirit and protect against negative energies. It is also used to treat urinary tract infections, colds, bronchitis and eczema and help heal wounds. In Ancient China, it was recommended to treat cholera because of its cooling and drying properties. Sandalwood is a unique herb able to treat and balance the body, mind and spirit.