The red sandalwood tree is mostly found around the southern Eastern Ghats mountain range of South India. The tree is popular for the rich red color of its wood. Just like regular Chandan, red sandalwood is also sold in powdered form but it is a bit more coarse. It is mostly loved by women because it cures all skin-related problems and gives smooth, shiny skin. It is very effective in reducing blemishes and treating acne. It also helps in the removal of suntan and dullness because of its cooling properties. Don’t go for a cheap one, buy quality Red Sandalwood Powder that is available in the Moolihai store.
Vernacular Names of Red Sandalwood
Botanical Name : Pterocarpus Santalinus
English Name : Red sandalwood Powder
Tamil Name : Sivappu Chandanam
Hindi Name : लाल चंदन / laal chandan
Malayalam Name : ചുവന്ന ചന്ദനം / cuvanna candanaṁ
Telugu Name : ఎర్ర గంధం / Erra gandhaṁ
Kannada Name : Gulabihuvu
Benefits Of Red Sandalwood Powder
- Offers Great Nourishment
Red sandalwood is one of the natural ingredients which gives healthy and nourished skin also provides sufficient nourishment to all the skin cells if used properly. Add 1-2 teaspoons of red sandalwood powder to your regular body oil or simply make a paste of them for regular use.
- Helps in Exfoliation
Red sandalwood can help you immensely in exfoliating the upper dead skin cells and revealing a fresh layer of skin underneath. Make an exfoliating mask by mixing 2 tablespoons of nicely mashed, ripe papaya with 1 tablespoon of red sandalwood powder. Scrub your skin with it lightly and then rinse off with lukewarm water.
- Controls Oiliness of Skin
If you have Oily skin then don’t worry because red sandalwood powder can remove excess oil and reduce the secretion of sebum in your skin, thereby keeping it grease-free throughout the day. Continuously use sivappu chandanam powder for the face to get a visible positive impact.
- Red Sandal Wood Powder for wound
Sandalwood Powder is rich in antiseptic, astringent, and anti-inflammatory properties so it can stimulate cell regeneration and assist in healing wounds and scars.
The sandalwood can be crushed into a paste and spread on the skin to heal rashes or cleanse the complexion.
- Hypolipidemic and Hepatoprotective Properties
Red sandalwood has a protective effect on our lungs and heart and thus prevents us from deadly diseases. Along with the above uses, it also has anti-viral, anti-fungal, and anti-cancer properties.
- Good for Diabetes
Red sandalwood extract has anti-diabetic properties. Some of the active components of red sandalwood help to reduce elevated blood sugar levels significantly.
There are no side effects in using this product, and you can consider medical advice for the usage of this product during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested, dried, and pulverized without the chemical interactions that assure the natural herbal powders.
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