Red Sandalwood

Red Sandalwood
Red Sandalwood

red sandalwood is a tree. the wood at the center of the trunk (heartwood) is used as medicinal drug, red sandalwood is used for treating digestive tract troubles, fluid retention, and coughs; and for "blood purification."

in manufacturing, crimson sandalwood is used as a flavoring in alcoholic drinks.

don't confuse crimson sandalwood (pterocarpus santalinus) with white sandalwood (santalum album).


other names is crimson sandalwood recognised by means of:
bois de santal rouge, pterocarpus santalinus, rakta chandan, red sanderswood, purple saunders, rubywood, sándalo rojo, sandalwood padauk, santal rouge, santali lignum rubrum, santalum rubrum, sappan.

insufficient proof to price effectiveness for...
digestive tract ailments.
fluid retention.
coughs.