Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise
jenne at fiedlerfamily.net
Thu Jan 4 05:07:53 PST 2007
> I don't remember seeing any replies to this question. If I remember
> correctly, there are two types of sandlewood/sauders. One produces a
> good red color ad is used in foods. The other doesn't, but has a nice
> smell and is used in perfumery and such.
"Saunders" ie red sandalwood, is the powdered wood of Pterocarpus
santalina. It's not aromatic.
Yellow sandalwood is the wood of Santalum album, a parasitic tree, no
relation to saunders.
This is according to _Dangerous Tastes: A History of Spices_ by Andrew
-- Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, Knowledge Pika jenne at fiedlerfamily.net
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