Sandal / Chandan Powder

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Chandan or sandal is well known for its aroma and cooling effect on human body. Sandal powder is an important puja item. Sandal paste is used in worshiping deities especially for applying tilak on the forehead of sacred idols. After offering to deities, devotees can apply it between the eyebrows or on the forehead to cool the nervous system and to stimulate spiritual energy.

Sandalwood or Chandan scents the whole of paradise with its fragrance. Sandalwood is considered the epitome of excellence, imparting fragrance even to the axe that cuts it. For this reason anything that is excellent is referred to as Chandan. It is used in sacred ceremonies and to purify holy places. When used externally, sandalwood paste (made from mixing water with Sandalwood powder) has a calming, cooling effect on body and mind. It helps relieve fever and burns, and stops excessive sweating. In general, it relieves and helps balance the body after overexposure to the sun. Sandalwood acts as a disinfectant, diuretic, expectorant and sedative. Sandalwood balances the circulatory, digestive, respiratory and nervous systems

Qty: 50 gms.