Sandalwood Red Powder

Product Code: 24SANR

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Product: Sandalwood, Red, Powder

Latin Name: Pterocarpus santalinus

Plant Family: Fabaceae

Other Names: Rubywood, Red Saunders, Red Saunderswood, Almug, Algum, Red Santal Wood, Rakta Chandana, Chandan, Lalchandan, Zitan, Sándalo Rojo, Bois de Santal Rouge & Sappan.

Description: Red sandalwood is a deciduous tree native of South India, Sri Lanka and the Philippines which grows to a height of 8-10 metres. The alternate, trifoliate leaves are 3-9cm in length, glossy, dark green in colour with 3 leaflets that are elliptical with fine hairs on the underside. The bright yellow flowers are produced in short terminal racemes or panicles.

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Red sandalwood can be used as a dye and gives red-browns to purplish browns colours to silk, cotton and wool dependant on the mordant used. It was once used by apothecaries to colour medicines such as tinctures, and it is also used as an aromatic component in incense making. The powder is used to make cosmetic preparations for acne, in soaps and in skin care products and as a base for incense cones.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

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Allergen Statement

JustIngredients Limited supplies a range of products that are internationally sourced from approved suppliers. Nuts, gluten, celery and mustard are handled on our sites. Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, but we cannot guarantee our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. Please see the product specification for more information. If in doubt, please email

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