Santalum album


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Noun1.Santalum album - parasitic tree of Indonesia and Malaysia having fragrant close-grained yellowish heartwood with insect repelling properties and used, e.g., for making chestsSantalum album - parasitic tree of Indonesia and Malaysia having fragrant close-grained yellowish heartwood with insect repelling properties and used, e.g., for making chests
genus Santalum, Santalum - parasitic trees of Indonesia and Malaysia
sandalwood - close-grained fragrant yellowish heartwood of the true sandalwood; has insect repelling properties and is used for carving and cabinetwork
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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While many essential oils are now known to cause skin sensitization and dermatitis, the testing of fragrance oils that may contain such essential oils, for example Santalum album, Cananga odorata, Jasminum species, Mentha piperita, Melaleuca alternifolia, tea tree oil, and Lavandula angustifolia, may not reveal this potential safety concern (unless such essential oils are tested themselves).
Antihyperglycemic and antihyperlipidemic effect of Santalum album in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats.
Reportedly, as the most sought-after Santalum album (Indian sandalwood) trees are indigenous primarily to India, this high demand has led to deforestation thereby fostering an illegal market which has led the tree to being listed as vulnerable to extinction in the wild.
Crushed fruits of Phyllanthus emblica were combined with powdered wood of Santalum album and rose water (water obtained from soaking Rosa damascena flower petals in water) and applied topically to the scalp by the healer for treatment of headache.