Dragon's Blood

What other names is Dragon's Blood known by?

Calamus draco, Daemonorops draco, Draconis Resina, Dracorubin, Dragon's-blood Palm, Dragonnier, Dragonnier des Canaries, Palmier Sang-Dragon, Sang-Dragon, Sang de Dragon, Sang du Dragon, Sangre de Drago, Sanguis Draconis, Xue Jie.

What is Dragon's Blood?

Dragon's blood is a red substance (resin) that is removed from the fruit of a tree called Daemonorops draco.

People use dragon's blood for diarrhea and other digestive tract problems.

Some people apply dragon's blood directly to the skin as a drying agent (astringent).

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More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of dragon's blood for these uses.

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