Sandalwood is an aromatic evergreen tree. It is a genus Santalum with yellow and fine-grained wood that plays an important role in perfumes, aromas, fragrances, colognes, colognes, etc. You must also be aware of the fact that sandalwood is used extensively for beauty and health incentives. Sandalwood or better known as Chandan is the second most expensive wood in the whole world after African Blackwood. This unique scent is used in medicines for the different therapeutic properties.

This amazing tree is not just prized for its perfume but also refreshes your spirit with its cooling nature. Considering plenty of benefits, Vrindavan Wellness Village grows Sandalwood in Himachal Pradesh.

Wellness Home in Nature’s Lap

Vrindavan Wellness Village is in a blissfully peaceful environment of Queen of Hills and nature, Baddi, Himachal Pradesh. It is the best place to explore nature and rejuvenate. Living in this paradise allows you to relax in nature’s lap as you experience authentic and holistic luxury. Having lush greenery soothes the mind and soul. Everything in this retreat has an imprint of nature. Unwind yourself in nature’s lap as Mother Earth treats every child as her own.

Staying true to our mission, Vrindavan Wellness Village aims to offer you a slice of ancient Indian experience. The beautiful nature has recuperative powers. We have specialized and experienced doctors from Kerala to facilitate seekers with an elite experience.

Did you know?

Indian sandalwood is scientifically termed as Santalum album and this is specifically a native species of South India? Chandan tree is believed to be the abode of Indian goddess Laxmi and is now grown all over India. We at Vrindavan Wellness, Himachal grow Sandalwood. Chandan paste is used in many Indian rituals as well as ceremonies. Besides this, the sandalwood paste is believed to help keep you alert during meditation. It is also considered a critical medicine in Ayurveda.

Aromatherapy of Sandalwood

The Sandalwood that we grow here at Vrindavan Wellness acts as an aid to meditation and spiritual practice. The ancient tradition of using Sandalwood years ago. Today, it helps to calm the mind while uplifting the spirit, and energy. The Chandan fragrance that you get creates an atmosphere of peace and calm that reduces anxiety.

Now let’s explore the types of Sandalwood that we grow.

What are the types of Sandalwood that we cultivate?

We basically cultivate two different types of Sandalwood.

Red Sandalwood

Red sandalwood

Red Sandalwood, popularly known as Rakta chandan. Having a unique vibrant red color, this is known for its wood but it is not fragrant. Being relatively small, it grows upto 20-25 feet tall.

This type of Sandalwood has various health benefits having the treatment of dysentery, bleeding, as an anti-inflammatory and antipyretic. Red Sandalwood has dense timber that is not gnawed by worms. But its color is affected by sunlight. Therefore, it is usually grown in a cool and dry place.

How is Red Sandalwood helpful?

Red Sandalwood has used to flavor alcoholic beverages.

Used for treating digestive tract issues, fluid retention, and blood purification.

Having some drying effects, it helps reduce diarrhea.

White Sandalwood

White Sandalwood

This is also called East Indian Sandalwood. It is quite flexible and can thrive anywhere. White Sandalwood has been known as the “Royal Tree” since 1792. This one has an amazing fragrance. A single tree makes the complete forest smell aromatic.

Besides spreading fragrance, oil is also extracted from it. White Sandalwood is endowed with antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, disinfectant, astringent and emollient properties. This is the reason why many use sandalwood for treating acne, skin rashes, blackheads, blemishes, and get flawless skin.

How White Sandalwood is helpful?

This Sandalwood is used to extract oil essential that is further used as a fragrance in soaps, cosmetics, and perfumes. Also, its oil is used in candles, incense, and folk medicines.

When it comes to medical benefits it helps in treating flu, cough, bronchitis, and sore throat. It is also used to treat urinary tract infections, liver disease, gallbladder problems, heatstroke, gonorrhea, and headache. You will be amazed to know that white sandalwood prevents the growth of fungus and bacteria while reducing spasm.

Amazing benefits of Sandalwood you will be surprised to know

Skin Care

In combination with turmeric, it is used in the form of paste and applied on the skin and face. Works well for all types of skin, it revamps skin beauty and glows. Regular usage as a face pack results in a fairer skin tone.


Sandalwood oil is a safe and effective antiseptic that helps in treating acne, sires, and pimples. Also valuable in treating bronchitis and urinary tract infection.


The soothing cool effects of Sandalwood provide instant relief from brain inflammation, gastrointestinal, insect bites, or wounds.

Stabilizes Blood Pressure

The wonder Sandalwood has a gentle sedative hypertensive agent that reduces blood pressure and hypertension when consumed with milk. In addition, it also significantly alleviates headaches, uplifts moods, and imparts positive emotions.

Reduces Stress

The refreshing wood aroma helps to pacify your mind and promotes calmness. Rubbing the sandalwood oil on your wrist gives peace and harmony.

Hair Health

You might be surprised with this one. Well, Sandalwood oil has strong astringent properties so is used to treat hair problems like hair fall and dandruff thereby enhancing the hair luster.

Bolsters immune system

Triggering the immune system, the Sandalwood aroma stimulates the production of white blood cells while keeping diseases at bay.

Well, Chandan’s benefits are never ending.

Rejuvenate with us

Vrindavan Wellness Village invites the elderly to experience life to the fullest. It gives you a pristine environment with a host of facilities providing an enriching balance of lush nature. Besides all this, you get luxury senior citizen Retirement Homes in Baddi, where you have the freedom of living the way you want to. Simply

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Cows are part of the family. They are given special feed to enhance medicinal value of their milk.

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Staffed with Experienced Ayurvedic Physicians & Adept Therapists from Kerala.

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Well Appointed Studio, 1-Bedroom, & 2-Bedroom units.

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Organic FARM

A major portion of land has been dedicated to grow fresh produce.

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Arya Vaidya Pharmacy manufactures in-house classical Ayurvedic formulations.

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Ayurvedic FOOD

Our In-house Chefs prepare nutritious vegetarian food using fresh herbs & produce from on-site farm.

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Spiritual TEMPLES

There are three different temples on campus dedicated to Lord Krishna, Goddess Kali, & Lord Dhanwantari.

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sit back, relax and reconnect with yourself. Accessibility to all healthcare facilities is what these care homes also provide. You will be surprised to know that medical and healthcare facilities are taken care of. Well, the holistic approach to wellness is paramount as it includes the mind, body, and soul. Ayurveda and spiritual healing play a major role in the wellness program.

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