The Mysterious Wood with Multiple Benefits
The wood has historically been valued in China, particularly during the Ming and Qing periods, referred to in Chinese as zitan. Chinese traders would have been familiar with Red Sanders. This is known for its pretty reddish heartwood which is used in woodworks for making antique products.
A Rare & Unique form of Medicinal wood
Raktchandhan in Research
Pterocarpus santalinus is used in traditional herbal medicine as an antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, anthelmintic, tonic, hemorrhage, dysentery, aphrodisiac, anti-hyper glycaemic and diaphoretic.