Details5ml Sandalwood (santalum album) Method of extraction: Steam distilled Source: India Steam distilled from the wood. Very warm and inviting,masculine thick base note oil. East Indian Sandalwood (santalum album) Sandalwood is a slow growing parasitic tree that yields its oil through its heartwood hence the high prices. A very much sought after and highly prized oil which is becoming increasingly difficult to obtain. Often used in incense and colognes.