A P Forest Department - Silviculture of Species - Medicinal Plant
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Andhra Pradesh Forest Department

Silviculture of Species

Medicinal Plants

Pterocarpus santalinus Linn.f.

Family

:

Fabaceae

Trade name

:

Red Sanders, Ruby Wood

Sanskrit Name

:

Raktachandan

Telugu Name

:

Raktachandanamu

Habit

:

Tree

Propagation

:

Seeds, Stumps

Parts Used

:

Heartwood, Fruits

Uses

:

Chronic dysentery, Urethrorrhagia, General debility, Mental abberations, Cephalalgia, Diarrhoea, Ulcers, Leprosy, Fever, Skin diseases, Burning sensation, Verminosis

 

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