redsandaltree oRed sandal is the one of the most valuable timber in the world, and is high demand. These trees are mainly used in the manufacture of furniture, cosmetics, Soaps, and musical Instruments (Violin, Drums), Medicines and Preparation of Teroseblic chemical.

South India is the suitable weather condition for growth of this plant from here the Red Sandal Wood supplying to 186 countries, if we follow the sound administrative procedures it will come for cutting within 12-15 years, output will be 1 – 3 Tonne

One Plant can earn average of 30 to 40 lakhs. The Growth of the Red Sandal Plant Faster than teak wood plants. This is the right time to invest for a secured future, make your dreams come true by owning the Plot in Golden Harvest. Plot Area is minimum 201.66 Sq. yards. each plot will get 18 Red sandal plants.

 

Vernacular Name          : ERRA CHANDANAM, RAKTA CHANDANAM
Family                          : FABACEAE (PAPILLIONACEAE)
Conservation Status    : ENDANGERED

•    Large deciduous tree
•    Bark deeply cleft into rectangular plates, wood dark-red.
•    Leaves 3-foliolate
•    Leaflets ovate, rounded at both ends, slightly emarginated, appressed.
•    Grey hairy below.
•    Flowers yellow in axillary and terminal racemes.
•    Standard ovate.
•    Pod suborbicular, style brought near to the basal corner, narrowly winged, 1-sec
•    Blooms once in a year during dry season from late March to late May

Chemical Compounds Identified
•    The red wood yields a natural dye santalin.
•    Ether, alkalis, and three other crystalline principles Santal, Pterocarpin, anc small quantity of tannin, probably kino-tannic acid
•    Heart wood is known to possess isoflavone glucosidessavinin, calocedrin, tr: glucosides1-3 , lignan viz., savinin and calocedrin4 & triterpene
Economic importance
•    The plant is renowned for its characteristic timber of exquisite colour, beauty ar
technical qualities and ranks among finest luxury in Japan
•    The red wood yields a natural dye santalin, which is used in colouring pharmac( and foodstuffs.
The timber is highly prized for house posts.
•    Used for for agriculture implements for poles, shafts and bent rims of carts and boxes and other joining purposes.
•    Small pieces carved into dolls and images.
I. Also used in the manufacture of musical instruments namely Shaniisen.
•    Ether, alkalis, and three other crystalline principles Santal, Pterocarpin, and Hot small quantity of tannin, probably kino-tannic acid, has also been found in the
Medicinal importance
•    A decoction of the fruit is used as an astringent tonic in chronic dysentry. An ii is used in the control of diabetes.6-8
•    The wood of P. santalinus is considered astringent, tonic and diaphoretic.
•    A paste of the wood is used to give cooling effect, applied externally for inflar ache.
It is useful in bilious affections and skin diseases.
•    The wood is bitter in taste with a flavour, anhelmintic,aphrodisiac, al:xiteric thirst, eye diseases, cures diseases of the blood ?vata? and ?kapha? , mental abe:
•    The wood is in treating headache, skin diseases, fever, boils, scorpion sting and
•    The wood and fruit is used in treating diaphoretics, bilious infections and chron:
•    Heart wood is known to possess isoflavone glucosidessavinin, calocedrin and tr
•    The lignan isolated from the heartwood is known to inhibit tumor necrosis fact( and T-cell proliferation.1, 3,4,10
•    The heart wood contains isoflavone glucosides1-3 and two anti-tumour lignar calocedrin.4
•    A triterpene is reported from the callus of stem cuttings.10
•    Ethanol extract of stem bark at 0.25 g/kg body weight was reported to possess activity .11
•    The stem bark extract was shown to contain maximum activity against Ente Alcaligenes faecalis, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus vulga Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus.12
•    The leaf extract showed maximum activity against Escherichia coli, A Enterobacter aerogenes and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.12
•    The ethanol extract of Pterocarpus santalinus L.f (Fabaceae) at dose of 50- gastroprotective effect in reserpine-induced, pyloric-ligated experimental rats.13

References
Technical qualities and ranks among finest luxury in Japan.5
•    The red wood yields a natural dye santalin, which is used in colouring pharmac( and foodstuffs.
•    The timber is highly prized for house posts.
•    Used for for agriculture implements for poles, shafts and bent rims of carts and boxes and other joining purposes.
•    Small pieces carved into dolls and images.
•    Also used in the manufacture of musical instruments namely Shamisen.

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