Wonders Of The Woods – An Inspiration Behind Seventh Watches

Wonders Of The Woods – An Inspiration Behind Seventh Watches

All of the watches at Seventh Watches are beautiful, uniquely designed and one of a kind artistic treasure. However, did you know you might actually receive some additional health benefits from wearing one of our watches? We can't guarantee you will receive all the health benefits listed below, but we do know that some of the woods we use have been used medicinally for years for a vast variety of different internal and external ailments.

Who knew that wearing a watch might just be what the doctor ordered?


For hundreds of years, Sandalwood has been used for hundreds of medical disorders both internally and externally in its leaf and bark form and in the creation of oils. It has been used to treat almost every skin ailment and head, stomach, urinary, and genital disorders also. When wearing one of our Sandalwood watches your body's natural oils mixed with the sandalwood might produce one of the healing processes listed below; it certainly won't exasperate the condition.

  • As an antiseptic, Sandalwood oil has been used both internally and externally. Internally it protects against infections towards ulcers and wounds. Externally, it protects infections against sores, pimples, and wounds.
  • Internally, the oil provides and cooling anti-inflammatory effect to the brain, nervous, digestive, excretory, and circulatory system. Externally, it provides the same results from insect-bites, fevers, and poisonings.
  • Sandalwood is a natural sedative and relaxant; therefore, it helps relax blood vessels, nerves, and muscles; thus, stopping contractions and spasms, cramps, coughs, and aches.
  • Since Sandalwood is a wonderful skin agent, it also helps scars heal quicker.
  • Sandalwood has also been known to help the removal and creations of gases in the digestive system.
  • A wonderful, natural, and relaxing anti-inflammatory, Sandalwood is a terrific diuretic, helping with inflammation found within the urinary system. Internally it helps increase urinary frequency and flush out toxins in the body.
  • Hate pesky gnats and small insects? Sandalwood’s fragrance has been known to keep these small critters away which is why it is used in so many fragrant products.
  • If you suffer from psoriasis, acne or eczema, you don’t have to worry about Sandalwood affecting your skin and making it worse. It is actually been used in clinical trials as a treatment for such irritations.
  • When used as an expectorant, Sandalwood has been effective for the treatment of coughs and fighting viral infections associated with colds, flu, mumps, and other cough-related viral illnesses.
  • One of the incredible uses of Sandalwood is when used internally and externally on certain parts of the body, it lowers the blood pressure of those who suffer from hypertension.
  • As a sedative, Sandalwood helps reduce stress, anxiety, and fear and induce a state of calmness and concentration.


The tree is extensively used in traditional medicine in sections of Africa, and several medically effective elements have been used in the treatment of both internal and external ailments. Highly effective and possibly laxative, the drug-free is usually used solely in its prescription.

While many of the ailments are more commonly associated with the locations in Africa, some of the disorders are a condition common worldwide.

Infusions of Ebony have been effective in treating fevers including transmittable fevers; and additionally, in treating other internal ailments including Dysentery, Syphilis, Pneumonia, Leprosy, Tooth Aches and Antiseptics.

Apart from its vast external uses, the Ebony tree has several internal uses also. The Internal uses for Ebony include Antidote to Poison, Diarrhea, Stomachache, and Otitis (Ear Ache).


Historically and traditionally, Bamboo has been used throughout Asian countries for a wide variety of medicinal properties. Because all parts of the Bamboo tree have a mild sweet taste they are easily used internally while also having external benefits.

Similar to sandalwood, Bamboo can also be used as an astringent, an anti-inflammatory, an antispasmodic and aphrodisiac. It also has been used to treat the common cold, sinus congestion, and coughs, and traditionally tuberculosis and other lung diseases.

Additionally, common to sandalwood, it has been proven in multiple heart-related disorders including phlegm that obstructs the heart. Since it breaks down the phlegm with the body that collects in the body that creates the coughs and congestion symptoms, it also breaks down the heated phlegm that clogs the holes around the heart and is used for treatments of high blood pressure and the promotion of circulation.

Along with phlegm properties, Bamboo also aids with the antispasmodic properties associated with the heart, convulsions associated with epilepsy, manic episodes, and emotional outbursts.

The juice from the leaves is also believed to help with allergic reactions, insomnia, and diabetes. Bamboo shavings have been used to help with other ailments in the stomach including loss of appetite, nausea, and vomiting, and even hiccups.


Shaman, Wise women, Medicine Men, and Doctors have known about the healing properties of the varies woods all over the world. It is only within the last few centuries that craftsmen have turned to wood to use their healing properties in conjunction with their craftsmanship, making beads, amulets, bands, rings, bracelets and now watches. 

Knowing the healing properties of Sandalwood, Ebony and Bamboo have made them highly sought-after wooden elements in the creation of wearable items. The oils immersed from the wood when in contact with the oils from your skin has been proven to have some healing effects.

Seventh Watches are known for their distinctive attributes, their ability to conveniently match all attires, styles, and personalities, and their undeniable quality. We can't guarantee any health benefits, but we do know what historically wearing these woods has proven, perhaps you will find these health benefits to be of use to you.

We do guarantee you will love all of our products either for yourself or as a spectacular gift for someone you love.



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