Colour- Dark Yellow (kesari)
Ashtagandha is a combined odor made up of the mixing of eight odorants. Which is used to offer worship and to write Yantradi.
According to Sharadatilaka eight substances are taken as Ashtagandha.Chandan, Agar, Karpur, Tamal, Jal, Kankum, Kushit, Leprosy.
Applying the tilak of Ashtagandha on the brain has many effects on the face.