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Discover the strange history of Royal Sandalwood oil!

ALOHA from Hawaii! I have just planted several baby sandalwood trees and chanted a Hawaiian nursery song to them to make sure they grow. “If you live, I live.” We sing in Hawaiian. I rub the Hawaiian dirt off my hands with a Thieves washer (this is a dry forest and all the water has […]

An amazing story heard by very few.

At the Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood reforestation partner farm of YLEO’s Grada and I chanced upon an amazing story of reunion or maybe reconciliation; A very weathered older gentleman overseeing one of the distillation processes of the sandalwood oil asked us where we were from. “Tasmania”. “Tasmania” he mused, “I’ve never been any further south than […]