Dragon Blood Resin

Dec. 18, 2019

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Resin is natural incense which is derived from some specific species of plants. Dragon blood resin is obtained from Rattan Palm tree.
Dragon blood resin is a bright red colored resin which has been used in India, Middle-East, China and in some European countries since ancient times. This particular resin has been primarily used as incense for the purpose of clearing negativity, energy protection, evil banishment and productivity enhancement.
This Resin was discovered in Asia and in India it has been used for thousand years for different purposes as in dying, painting, medicine, energy clearance, incense and for spiritual purposes. As incense it has sweet and soft, slightly amber-like fragrance which has an inert ability to calm one’s mind therefore it is being used in not only at the religious places but also in homes and offices.

How is dragon’s blood used?

Dragon blood resin has also been used for health purposes. Medicine made by using this resin were used to treat wounds, diabetes control, viral infections and for intestinal disorders. Now a days, Dragon blood resin is mostly used in the manufacturing medicines related to digestive health.
Since Ancient times, it is widely known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties so it was commonly used in wound healing and even some healers used it for respiratory issues. Dragon’s blood was also employed for different gastrointestinal conditions. The resin is being used in Ayurveda and also in certain spiritual practices, too.

What does the research say?

Dragon’s blood has risen from an ancient healing medicine to become a widely used health supplement today. The following are some research-supported benefits of this health-boosting plant resin.

Ulcers

Some research suggests that Dragon’s blood could be beneficial for healing for a few different types of ulcers. Note that most of these ulcers are topical, not internal.
One 2015 case study showed dragon’s blood helped pressure ulcers or bed sores. The research evidence showed that the particular healing property for ulcers was found in the Daemonorops draco species. This species is a common commercial source of dragon’s blood.
Many studies showed the benefit of Dragon blood resin in diabetic ulcers. It has antimicrobial properties so it is also used in the treatment of topical ulcers.

Antimicrobial

Some studies confirmed that Dragon’s blood extracted from Dracaena cinnabari has some antimicrobial properties so it can not only kill pathogens like bacteria, fungi and viruses but also is considered as a food preservative.
Dragon’s blood is not directly related to mainstream infection-fighting medical approaches like antibiotics, but it has its mild benefits so it can be used in minor conditions.

Anti-inflammatory

Some research suggests that there is antioxidant properties in dragon’s blood. This indicates some anti-inflammatory properties as well. however. It’s only discovered in different dragon’s blood sources, Daemonorops draco and Dracaena draco. It’s also not proven to be a property in all sources.

Anticancer

Research related to dragon’s blood and cancer is in its early stages as this plant resin has antioxidants. There may be anti-tumor potential in dragon’s blood. This means it may be able to scavenge free radicals that may possibly lead to cancer.
Studies have also shown anticancer effects, though they have only been in vitro. Lots more research is needed before using or considering dragon’s blood a cancer treatment or preventative.

FRAGRANCE

Dragon's Blood smells sweet and soft, slightly amber-like but more natural and less sticky/sweet smelling than common amber. It is extremely rich and does an excellent job setting a calming mood to a space.
Our Dragon's Blood fragrance is a potent, heady blend of sweet, spicy, and earthy notes that's infused with cedarwood, orange, clove, and patchouli essential oils.


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