The other use is in perfumes
and cosmetics by extracting aromatic oils
from the roots, some also use this for
As raw material for
ornamental items this is in high demand
because it is very suitable for carvings and
has a great aroma which enriches ever place
an item made from is placed somewhere.
It’s not so easy to turn a
blocks of wood into a beautiful artwork, on top of it the material is quite
expensive that won’t allow much mistakes.
Karnataka, in south India, is famous for
world for its sandalwood creations.
But India is not the sole
producer, there is also substantial
production in Myanmar and Thailand, the
little problem is, it take about 30 years
until a good piece can be harvested. This is
somehow similar to teak.