Sandalwood Powder (Red) - PTEROCARPUS SANTALINUS
Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.
Description: Red Sandalwood is a small to medium sized deciduous tree, belonging to the Papilionaceae family. It has bark is redish-brown that exudes a deep red juice when cut, and bears spikes of yellow flowers. Red Sandalwood Powder is sometimes used as a coloring and dyeing agent. Red Sandalwood Powder produces a warm, sweet, woody fragrance that is a great addition to incense.
Other Names: Rakta Chandana, Red Sandalwood Dust, Red Sanders, Rubywood, Sappan
Part Used: Heart wood
Medicinal Uses: Sandalwood used in a steam inhalation can be beneficial for a sore throat. Sandalwood paste has been used to treat skin diseases, dry skin, prickly heat, premature wrinkling, acne and external infections. It prevents excessive sweating and heals inflamed skin. Dry sandalwood powder can be mixed in rose water and applied over parts where there is profuse sweating.
Precautions and Adverse Reactions: Sandalwood is contraindicated in diseases of the kidney.
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