What are the uses of red sandalwood, also called Chandan?

Sandalwood is very well known as Chandan in Hindi.

Chandan or Sandalwood
Chandan has mesmerizing odour.

Part used: heartwood
Tissues: plasma, blood, marrow, and nerve, reproductive
Systems: nervous, circulatory, digestive, urinary, reproductive, respiratory
Properties: alternative, diuretic, sedative, stimulant, astringent, antiemetic, antipyretic, bitter tonic, antiviral, antibacterial, antihistaminic

Sandalwood is perhaps one of the most sacred trees in India and China. Continue reading “What are the uses of red sandalwood, also called Chandan?”