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Sandalwood(Pterocarpus santalinus) Red (chipped or powder)- Burma

Sandalwood(Pterocarpus santalinus) Red (chipped or powder)- Burma
Item# SandalwRed
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Product Description

Red Sandalwood - Pterocarpus santalinus - from Burma, available in chipped or powdered form. Red Sandalwood is primarily used as a base ingredient and combustion agent for making incense sticks and cones.

Family: Papilionaceae

Synonyms: sap is sometimes called "kino"

Origin: throughout the tropics

Parts Used: wood, bark

Aroma Description: mellow woody aroma - used as an incense base material

Emotional Attributes: cleansing/purifying

Cosmetic Uses: none known; perhaps used as a coloring agent for creams, etc.

Culinary Uses: used as a coloring agent in canned food products, spice mixtures, sauces, etc.

Medicinal Attributes: anti-diabetic properties, also used as a coloring agent in medicines

Element Association: Air

Magical Associations: Purifying - see Emotional Attributes on Cleansing/Purifying

Astrological Association: Gemini, Virgo

Planetary Association: Mercury

Season: Spring, Autumn

Aromatic Note: Base note

Essential Oil: None

Mixes Well With: can be used as a base material for virtually any incense recipe

Prices: Per 1 ounce/28 grams $5.35
Per 4 ounces/112 grams $20.25
Per 1/2 pound/224 grams $38.50
Per pound/448 grams $72.75

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