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Red sandal wood
Scientific name of Red Sandal wood: Pterocarpus santalinus Linn.f
Name of Red Sandal wood in different languages:-
Hindi: Lal Chandan
Malayalam: Rakthachandanam രക്തചന്ദനം
It is a small tree, deciduous, commonly in tropical regions, grow up to 8 m tall and trunk up to 150 cm diameter, fast-growing, leaves are alternately arranged, up to 9 cm long, tri-foliate, flowers are found in racemes and fruit is a pod, up to 9 cm long and containing one or two seeds inside.
Useful plant parts:
Red sandalwood has antiseptic properties so it is useful to treat acne and sores, it is also used as the herbal cosmetic to avoid scars from faces.
How to prepare medicines:
It is one of the ingredient in the Ayurveda medicines like:-