santalum album


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sandalwood

sandalwood

Small tropical tree. Thin opposite lance-shaped leaves, shiny on top, pale on bottom. Takes up to 5 years to get viable seeds from new tree. Most famous for it’s essential oil, used in passing of kidney stones, urinary tract infections, relaxant, aphrodisiac.
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East Indian Sandalwood oil is produced by steam distillation from the heartwood of the Santalum album tree.
Notably, the Kaviraj also used the plant in combination with Nigella sativa, Allium cepa, Wedelia chinensis, Phyllanthus emblica, Myristica fragrans, Cinnamomum verum, Syzygium aromaticum, Santalum album, and Elaeocarpus lucidus for treatment of low semen volume and low sperm density.
Biochemical characterization of Santalum album (Chandan) leaf peroxidase.
album in the author's laboratory is being supported under the project--Prospecting of novel genes and molecules of Santalum album L.