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sandlewood

Chinese medicine
A tree, the resinous wood of which is an antiseptic, carminative and sedative; it is used for bronchitis, dermatitis, poor digestion, sexually transmitted infections and urogenital infections.
  
Fringe medicine
An essence which, in the pseudoscience of flower essence therapy, is believed to relieve tension and anxiety and possibly serve as a sexual stimulant.
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Blend a recipe of up-lifting aromatic essences like sandlewood, rose, jasmine or ylang ylang with a pure vegetable oil base - or buy the oil ready prepared.
Perhaps as early as the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries the kingdoms of Bima on the island of Sumbawa and Goa (Makassar) on the island of Sulawesi started to take an interest in western Flores, perhaps due to cinnamon and sandlewood that could be found there.
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Now, with patchouli, sandlewood and musk oil are selling out at stores like The Body Shop and Kiehl's Pharmacy.
Once the sneezes have stopped, couples may want to try the 'Romance Pillow', fragranced with earthy vetivert oil to balance the hormonal system; patchouli, with its calming and aphrodisiac properties; ylang ylang, used as an aphrodisiac oil by the natives of the South Pacific, and sandlewood.
8 million: Project will add lanes to the Seward Highway and connect Sandlewood Drive with Lore Road.
New patterns for the fall are A la Francaise in Burgundy and Ivory, Anatolie in Blue Cedar and Sandlewood, and finally Magie d'Hiver.
Beauty Solutions Trading offers wax specifically formulated for men, which is soft on the skin and tough on the hair with a scent of sandlewood.
Mae grew up in Worcester, lived, raised her family and worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant for Sandlewood Nursing home in Oxford more than 45 years before moving to Bennington.