Sandalwood is famous for its skin-friendly cleansing properties. It soothes your skin. This oil can help you to get rid of blemishes, ugly scars, eczema or spots, etc. It also acts as an effective astringent that rejuvenates and tones your skin. In Ayurveda, sandalwood is one of the scented ingredients that we are familiar with. The fragrance of sandalwood is awesome and has several benefits. It has a calming effect on your skin. Sandalwood essential oil is also widely used for treating eczema. Sandalwood essential oil is an indispensable part of perfume brands because of its beautiful aroma. ... In fact, recently a new study has found that rubbing sandalwood oil into the scalp can stimulate hair growth.