Cendana

Scientifically named Santalum album Linn. It is a wild plant that grows on limestone soil reaching heights of 1,200 m above sea level. It is medium stemmed, and reaches 15 m in height, its wood is yellow, and smells fragrant. Its skin is thin, rough, and grayish in color. In its stems and oil contains fats and cendana (sandalwood) oil, which is used to treat syphilis, gonorrhea, and dysentery. Its wood can be used as medicine to treat asthma and acne, and the bark can be used to ease menstruation. An existing road in Jakarta, namely Jl. Cendana, in Menteng, is famous because it is where the family of former President Soeharto resides.