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Scientific name of Indian sandalwood: Santalum album
Name of Indian sandalwood in different languages:
Sanskrit: Sreekhandam, Swethachandanam
Malayalam: Chandana ചന്ദനം
Useful plant parts: heartwood, oil
Plant description of Indian sandalwood
India sandalwood (Santalum album) is an evergreen tree, erect, grows at the height up to 9 meters. It grows with other trees roots as a parasites. Leaves are bright green, thin, oppositely arranged and ovate to lanceolate. Flowers are borne in clusters at branch end, maroon in color, and five petals. Fruits or berries are red when ripe, is produced after three years, the heartwood is the useful part, pale green to white in color.
Skin diseases, cough, jaundice
How to prepare medicines: