Santalum album


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sandlewood

Chinese medicine
A tree, the resinous wood of which is an antiseptic, carminative and sedative; it is used for bronchitis, dermatitis, poor digestion, sexually transmitted infections and urogenital infections.
  
Fringe medicine
An essence which, in the pseudoscience of flower essence therapy, is believed to relieve tension and anxiety and possibly serve as a sexual stimulant.
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[alpha]-Santalol derivatives from Santalum album and their cytotoxic activities.
The new products include Venocin (90%), a standardized extract derived from the seeds of the horse chestnut tree, and Xymenynic acid, obtained from Santalum album seeds, which adds to anti-inflammatory effects.
The bioactive compounds of sandalwood such as (Z)-beta-santalol, (Z)-lanceol were isolated from Santalum album have strong anti-H.
Chips of dried sandalwood (Santalum album L.) were purchased from a local market in India.
f., Ipomoea mauritiana Jacq., Momordica charantia L., Manihot esculenta Crantz., Lawsonia inermis L., Punica granatum L., Piper betle L., Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr., Santalum album L., Amomum subulatum Roxb., Curcuma longa L., Tamarindus indica L., Centella asiatica (L.) Urb., and Zingiber officinale Roscoe.
Powder from bark or wood of Santalum album was mixed with coconut fruit pulp and taken regularly as remedy for leucorrhea.