Pune, India, October 30, 2017 MRFR Press Release- Market Research Future published a half cooked research report on the Global Sandalwood Oil Market, which is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.2% during the forecast period 2017-2023
Sandalwood oil is an essential oil sourced from a small tropical tree known as Indian sandalwood or Santalum album. Its color ranges from pale yellow to golden yellow and is popular for its woody- floral smell. Sandalwood oil creates a calming and harmonizing effect in the minds. Moreover, it holds various attributes such as antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and astringent which is driving the market in pharmaceutical industry as well. Additionally, sandalwood oil has become an integral part in cosmetic products owing to its various skin beneficial attributes.
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Sandalwood oil is an oil derived from steam distillation of chips and billets cut of various species of sandalwood tree. It has gained popularity majorly due to its woody-floral scent. Apart from the smell, sandalwood oil has many characteristics which has made it useful and beneficial for health and wellness. It holds various attributes such as antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and astringent which has increased its applicability in pharmaceuticals.
Increasing concern of skin health among the rising population is driving the market growth of sandalwood oil. Moreover, the historic presence of sandalwood oil in various customs where it is being used from cradle to cremation is adding fuel to the market growth of sandalwood oil. However, the availability of natural sandalwood oil has become rare and expensive which may restraint the growth of sandalwood oil market. Nevertheless, all these factors are projected to contribute to the estimated CAGR of 7.2% of sandalwood oil market during the forecast period 2017-2023.
On the basis of type, sandalwood market is segmented such as natural and synthetic. Out of this, natural sandalwood oil is growing compared to synthetic sandalwood oil due to certain allergic effects caused among sensitive skinned population from chemicals used in synthetic sandalwood oil.
Based on application, sandalwood oil is segmented on the basis of personal care products, pharmaceuticals, aromatherapy and others. Among all, personal care industry is holding major share in application of sandalwood oil. Apart from the woody- floral smell, sandalwood is useful in reducing burning sensations in skin and cleansing the skin pores which has increased its popularity in personal care industry.
Based on the distribution channel, sandalwood oil is segmented as store based and non-store based. Store based distribution channel is dominating the market based on one-stop shopping experience. However, non-store based distribution channel is witnessing a moderate growth.
The major players in the sandalwood oil market
The global sandalwood oil market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and rest of the world (RoW). Asia Pacific is dominating the market followed by North America. China and India are dominating the sandalwood oil market in Asia Pacific based on the historic presence of sandalwood oil in the customs and traditions of this region.
European market is attracting sandalwood oil majorly for aromatherapy. Moreover, the Middle East and Africa hold an opportunistic market for sandalwood oil. Additionally, the U.S., China, Japan, Germany and Singapore are the major importers in this market.
Sandalwood oil market is segmented on the basis of type, application, distribution channel and region.