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Sandalwood and Camphor

Other Names: Sandalwood, Santalwood, Sanders-Wood, Santalum Album
Traditional Usages: Chronic Mucous Conditions - Bronchitis, Inflammation of the Bladder, Chronic Cystitis, Gleet (a watery discharge from the urethra caused by Gonorrheal infection), Sexual Stimulant in Folk Traditions, Abscess, Acne, Urinary Tract Infections
Resources: India, Malay Archipelago, Australia, Indonesia, China, Sri lanka,
Parts Used: Wood Oil, Fluid Extract
Administration Method: Ground herb for decoctions and other natural preparations.
Herb Action: Antibacterial, spasmolytic.
Herbal Research: Sandalwood
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy. Some users may experience nausea, sometimes itching of the skin. Do not use more than 6 weeks without consultation of a medical physician.


Sandalwood and Camphor - Home remedy for Dermatitis: Mix two teaspoons of sandalwood powder with a piece of camphor and a few drops of water into a paste. Apply on affected area and leave it on for a few hours.

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