Health benefits of Red Sandalwood
This tree is valued for the rich red color of its wood. The wood is not aromatic. Red sandalwood should not be confused with our regular sandalwood which is very aromatic, red sandalwood bark does not have any smell and unlike sandalwood, the bark is red in color.
Natural Red sandalwood Powder is widely used to reduce or lighten pigmentation marks or scars on the skin. You can simply make face packs at home which are as effective as the products available in market for pigmentation.
Strengthen your skin by using a powerful combination of red sandalwood powder. This possess potent antioxidants and detoxifiers leaving the skin renewed and moisturized. Some also standby the efficacy of combining red sandalwood powder, glycerin, and rosewater for daily use to counter early signs of aging.
Acne and Scar Removal
Red sandalwood powder uses its antimicrobial properties in fighting acne and scars that usually appear on the face, neck, chest, back and upper arms. Create a paste out of one tablespoon sandalwood powder, one tablespoon turmeric powder and rosewater. Apply the paste directly on the affected parts. Leave the paste overnight and rinse well the morning after.
Too much exposure to the sun can lead to itchy and painful patches on the back, arms, and face.
Red sandalwood is packed with antiseptic and healing properties and has been used as an antiseptic in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. To use it as an antiseptic, sprinkle red sandalwood powder on damaged skin.
Red sandalwood has wonderful anti-bacterial properties that fight against both gram positive and gram negative bacteria. It is because of its anti-bacterial property that it is used extensively for skin care.
Wound Healing Properties
Red sandalwood has amazing wound healing properties and is wonderful for treating small wounds and cuts. Washing minor scrapes and cuts with red sandalwood water will help in fast wound healing.
Red sandalwood powder uses its healing powder in relieving insect bites. Simply mix the powder with turmeric and lavender oil to be used as a topical cream in treating swelling and itchiness of insect bites.