• Medicinal Uses of Sandalwood (Chandan)
    December 2, 2015

    Sandalwood is the name of a class of woods from trees in the genus Santalum. The woods are heavy, yellow, and fine-grained, and unlike many other aromatic woods, they retain their fragrance for decades. Sandalwood oil is extracted from the woods for use. Both the wood and the oil produce a distinctive fragrance that has been highly valued for centuries. Consequently, species of this slow-growing trees have suffered over-harvesting in the past century.



    Medicinal Uses of Sandalwood

    Common NameSandalwood
    Botanical NameSantalaceae Santalum album
    Parts UsedSandalwood bark and Sandalwood
    Medicinal UsageSandalwood bark: to make antiseptic topical medications, experts use sandalwood barks.

    Sandalwood: It is also popular to Chinese people to reduce abs pain and remove gastric disorders.
    It is used to reduce urinary tract infections.

    Other Benefits:
    Sandalwood takes care of skin related problems. Finally, it is also a good anti-acne agent.

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