Santalum Albus , one of the best antiseptics


Evergreen tree up to 10 meters in height, with lanceolate oval leaves, pale yellow flowers and black fruits.


  1. volatile oil,
  2. tannins
  3. resin.

It is only used externally for skin problems, such as eczema and itching.

The oil can also be used because of its antiseptic properties in urinary tract infections, such as cystitis.

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