Mysore Sandalwood



The Mysore sandalwood is famous not only in India but abroad also. The sandalwood forest of Mysore is located in the southwestern part of India.

The sandalwood has been a great boon to the traders over the years. It is used for many purposes like making incense, medicinal products, beautiful handicrafts, soaps, etc. Even various cosmetic products and perfumes are made out of it. Among others the talcum powder made out of sandalwood also is quite popular for its fragrance. The people also use the oils made out of sandalwood product widely. The fragrance is simply irresistible.

The Mysore sandalwood is known for its superb quality. The prices of the sandalwood made stuffs are exorbitantly high because it is now been counted as an endangered natural item. The trees are being felt in huge quantity because of the high demand for it. This is leading to the fast extinction of these trees.

The most famous sandalwood of Mysore is called the Byakudan sandalwood. This kind of sandalwood has an excellent quality and the fragrance is unparalleled. But the sandalwood of this kind is being exported by India only to companies like Baieido in Japan.

The Mysore sandal soap is very popular among women. As it is free of harmful chemicals, the soap helps to keep the skin soft. It is made from pure sandalwood oil extracts. Also the sandalwood incense has a very high demand in India. The paste of sandalwood is used to keep oneself free from various skin ailments. Thousands of tourists from all over India visit Mysore every year and they are very fond of the various handicrafts made out of sandalwood.



Last Updated on 9/14/2011



  Mysore India  


     


     

Which is the longest National Highway in India?Previously known as National Highway 7, National Highway 44 (NH 44) is the longest-running National Highway in India. It is 3,745 km long and covers the North-South Corridor of NHDP. It starts from Srinagar in the north and ends in Kanyakumari in the south. NH-44… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of silk?Karnataka is the largest producer of silk in India. The state produces an average of around 8,200 metric tonnes of silk every year, which is about one-third of the total silk production in India. Up to November 2017, Karnataka has produced 5,962 metric tonnes of… Read More...
Which is India's poorest state? As per the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4), Bihar is India's poorest state with 43 percent incidence of Multidimensional Poverty (MDP) and having more than 50% households in the bottom wealth quintile. Despite India being… Read More...


EU GDPR Update:
MapsofIndia has updated its Terms and Privacy Policy to give Users more transparency into the data this Website collects, how it is processed and the controls Users have on their personal data. Users are requested to review the revised Privacy Policy before using the website services, as any further use of the website will be considered as User's consent to MapsofIndia Privacy Policy and Terms.
We follow editorialcalls.org for border and boundary demarcations