English Name:- Sandal Wood.
Botanical Name:- Santalum album Linn.
Parts- Used:- Heart wood and oil.
Habit:- Evergreen medium sized tree about 25-30 feet high which is semiparasite. Leaves opposite, ovate; Flowers small of purple color and in clusters. Fruits purple berries.
Chemical Constituents:- Heart wood Contains:- Resin, Tanic acid and Volatile oil which is thick, yellow and aromatic. It contains Alpha and Beta santalol also Contains Alde Hyde and Keton, Santenone, Santalone.
Actions:- Cooling, Bitter, Styptic, Demulcent, Astringent, Antidote, Diuretic, Diphoratic, Aphrodiasic.
Used In:- Fever, Scorbutic, Thrist, Vomiting, Disuria, Leucorrhoea, Dysentery, Skin diseases; Erysipelas, Sudamina.
Usages of Sandal Wood
Beauty and youth oils, Neem face pack, chandan face pack.
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