Family: Santalaceae - Sandalwood family
Growth Habit: Tree
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Sheto chandan
Tribal Name: Netha (Rakhaing), Netha (Tripura)
English Name: Sandalwood.
Trees, branches dropping. Leaves alternate, simple, elliptic-lanceolate. Flowers in cymes, small, brownish purple. Fruits globose, black when ripe. Rare in hilly region.
Extract prepared from stem, applied in the burning area and eczema (Rakhaing).
Extract prepared from stem mixed with long snail shell power and salt, this mixture is taken one tea spoonful twice daily until cured to treat cough (Tripura).
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.
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