White sandalwood is used for treating the common cold, cough, bronchitis, fever, and sore mouth and throat. It is also used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs), liver disease, gallbladder problems, heatstroke, gonorrhea, headache, and conditions of the heart and blood vessels (cardiovascular disease).
Sandalwood contains natural skin lightening agents and hence is used in many fairness face packs. Take 1 tablespoon of sandalwood powder, and besan. Add a little turmeric and put required amount of rose water to make a thin paste