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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Santalum album essential oil
Plant Name
: Chandan
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Wood


The seesential oil of Chandan have great importance in medicin for treatment of several disease and it was used by cosmetic industries for making soap, skin cream etc.

Other Details

Chandan tree oil is used for fragrance in many of the pharma industries. The oil have high value in India. Sandalwood oil has been widely used in folk medicine for treatment of common colds, bronchitis, skin disorders, heart ailments, general weakness, fever, infection of the urinary tract, inflammation of the mouth and pharynx, liver and gallbladder complaints and other maladies.

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. Braun, Norbert A., Manfred Meier, and Wilhelm Pickenhagen. "Isolation and Chiral GC Analysis of β-Bisabolols—Trace Constituents from the Essential Oil of Santalum album L.(Santalaceae)." Journal of Essential Oil Research 15.2 (2003): 63-65.

2. Misra, Biswapriya B., and Satyahari Dey. Biological activities of East Indian sandalwood tree, Santalum album. No. e96v1. PeerJ PrePrints, 2013.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Cis-Alpha-Santalol 41.1
2Cis-Beta-Santalol 19.8

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