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Welcome to the picture gallery of Marayoor's unique Sandal forest and storage. In this section you will find pictures
of Sandalwood forest and recorded sandalwood storage. Marayoor is famous for its natural sandalwood grown in
natural abundance and it is one of the rarest places where natural sandal forest can be seen. There is a sandalwood
depot near Marayoor town where sandalwood is being processed. Sandalwood or Santalum album is a parasitic tree of having fragrant and close-grained yellowish heartwood. Indian sandalwood is endangered and comparatively very expensive. Sandalwood oil, otherwise called the ‘liquid gold’ is extracted from the roots and wood of sandalwood. This oil is a costly item marketed at a few choosy outlets all over the state. Less rainfall is suitable for the growth of best sandalwood trees from which good quality oil can be extracted

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