Muhuhu Essential Oil–African Sandalwood


The aroma of muhuhu essential oil relieves stress, anxiety, and  fear. It firmly grounding, and activating to the root energy center.

Inhaling its aroma  enhances meditation and spiritual connection.  It uplifts the spirit and opens connection to an expanded state of consciousness, much like Australian and Indian sandalwood.

Muhuhu essential oil is helpful for those recovering from deep trauma or abuse, and for transmuting survival issues and invoking prosperity consciousness.

Aromatic Profile

 Top note:  Delicate, woody, resinous notes

Heart Note:   Resinous, woody, refined smoky notes

Base Note:   Resinous, woody, balsamic notes

Classification:  Base note or fixative

Tenacity:  Very high

With a smooth, rich, subtle aroma, muhuhu essential oil can be used as a fixative in many perfume types and essential oil blends.  It lends itself well to men’s colognes,  precious woods notes, florals, and amber bases.

It blends well with all precious woods and resins, patchouli, vetiver, and thuja.

With the world supply of sandalwood dwindling, this rare aromatic stands on its own for use in natural blends and perfumes.

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More About Our Muhuhu Essential Oil

Size:  5 ml violet glass bottle

Source:  Kenya

Production method:  Distilled from the wood of  trees

Botanical name:  Brachylaena hutchinsii

Note:  Also known as African sandalwood.

Homeopathic Properties of Muhuhu Essential Oil



External––topical, massage, skin applications, bath, application to points and energy centers

Observations and Anecdotal Information

Homeopathic uses of muhuhu essential oil include reducing muscle pain and swelling, as well as skin applications for fugal and bacterial infection.

It makes a great massage oil, and can be a good substitute for Indian or Australian sandalwood, with an aroma somewhere between sandalwood and cedarwood.  Inhaling this oil lowers blood pressure and relieves stress and tension.

It makes a wonderful oil for diffusion.   It is effective in relieving chronic coughs, congestion, bronchitis, and sinusitis.  It can be diffused in homes and workplaces to neutralize the effects of mold, radon, and negative energies in the environment.


  • Avoid during pregnancy and lactation
  • Avoid using with infants and small children
  • Generally recognized as safe at normal dosage

None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA.  They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.  This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only.  It is not meant to be taken as medical advice.  See a health care professional for medical advice.

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Weight 0.025 kg

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