Santalum album flowers



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Santalum album flowers



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Santalum album flowers



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Santalum album flowers



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Santalum album flowers



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Santalum album flowers



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Ayurvedic Uses :-

Sandalwood oil has been widely used in folk medicine for treatment of common colds, bronchitis, skin disorders, heart ailments, general weakness.

It is  used in fever, infection of the urinary tract, inflammation of the mouth and pharynx, liver and gallbladder complaints and other maladies.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom:             Plantae

(unranked):        Angiosperms

(unranked):        Eudicots

(unranked):        Core eudicots

Order:   Santalales

Family:  Santalaceae

Genus: Santalum

Species:               S. album

Binomial name : Santalum album

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Common name :-  Indian sandalwood.

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It has  been cultivated, processed and traded for great significance on its fragrant and medicinal qualities.