The Red Sandalwood used in the movie pushpa starring Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandana is in talks , the Sandalwood has Amazing qualities which are of incredible value.
The movie pushpa is a great hit and has been trending all over . On Instagram the signature step of allu arjun in the top dance of the movie has gone viral and is trending and thousands of reels are being made on that step .
The story of the film revolves around Allu Arjun who is a smuggler of red sandalwood or rakta chandan and becomes a rich man. But what is about this red sandalwood that changed the guy’s life in no time?
Red Sandalwood or red sanders, saunders wood and ruby red — is highly regulated wood that is red in colour and has medicinal properties. There’s a high demand for wood in the national and international markets.
However, the rare plant species are listed as ‘near threatened by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), due to its overexploitation.Not only is the cutting of trees by humans a problem , killing of animals , animal hunting has also made a lot of animal species either endangered or extinct .
The cutting of sandalwood was done on a large scale without any concern for nature and the plant species .Humans have like this for their personal gains have always killed and animals , cut trees , polluted the earth ,destroyed forest and has destroyed the nature .
The Red Sandalwood is one of these .This species is extremely rare for another reason a reason which is that it isn’t easily available everywhere. These trees grow only in the Seshachalam hills spread over four districts of Andhra Pradesh- Nellore, Kurnool, Chittoor, Cuddapah bordering Tamil Nadu.
The reason this species is special and was cut more than other species is that It has a lot of medicinal properties. It is recommended for treating digestive tract problems such as diarrhoea and loose motions, fluid retention, and breaks up mucus to make it easier to cough up. It is also known for its blood purification properties. Apart from these, wood is also used as a flavouring agent in alcohol especially wine.
Special Task Force s deployed to protect these trees. There are strict laws in India to stop its smuggling. There is a demand for these woods in many countries including China, Japan, Singapore, UAE, and Australia. It is most smuggled in China.