Red Sandalwood Powder

Red Sandalwood Powder

$ 9.94

Pterocarpus soyauxii

Sanskrit: Rakta Chandana

Red sandalwood is a moderately sized tree with vibrant red wood. Our red sandalwood is not the Indian species Pterocarpus santalinus, but rather Pterocarpus soyauxii, native to tropical west Africa. Its wood is a sustainable alternative to that of the red sandalwood of India, which has similar properties, and has been grossly over-harvested historically.

Rasa: Bitter, sweet, astringent

Virya: Cooling

Vipaka: Pungent

Guna: Dry, light

Dosha: VPK-, in excess V+

Dhatu: Plasma, blood, muscle, nerve, reproductive

Srotas: Circulatory, digestive, respiratory, nervous, urinary

Prabhava: Opens the ajna chakra, immensely improving the quality of meditation.

Actions: Aids healthy digestion, eases occasional coughing, regulates healthy urination, soothes occasional burning sensations, maintains healthy skin, soothes a calm mind, encourages healthy sexual function*



*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.