July 05, 2020
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Truth About Sandalwood

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Truth About Sandalwood
  • Sandalwood is primarily found in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala forests.

  • Sandalwood oil is used widely in the perfumery and cosmetic industries.

  • One tonne of sandalwood yields 40-50 kg of oil. Bulk price at the factory is upwards of Rs 50,000 a litre. On the internet it retails at Rs 1,350 for 10 ml.

  • The sandalwood oil trade could be worth over Rs 500 crore a year.

  • Kerala has only 58,251 sandalwood trees left in its forests.
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