sandlewood

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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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