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Sandalwood(Pterocarpus santalinus) Red (chipped or powder)- India
Red Sandalwood - Pterocarpus santalinus - from India, available in chipped or powdered form. Red Sandalwood is primarily used as a base ingredient and combustion agent for making incense sticks and cones.
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
Per 1 ounce/28 grams $8.60
Per 4 ounces/112 grams $31.00
Per 1/2 pound/224 grams $55.00
Per pound/448 grams $96.00
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