Dragon’s Blood

Dragon’s Blood

Sanskrit name: Raktaniryaasa
Botanical name: Daemomorops draco
Habitat: Dragon’s Blood is native to South America.

 

Energetics:

  • Rasa (taste): salty, sweet
  • Virya (action): heating
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effect): neutral
  • Doshas (constitutions): Balancing for pitta, vata and kapha

General information

Dragon’s Blood bark and resin have been used by Ayurveda practitioners for a long period. It has antibacterial and is helpful in treating skin ailments. It is rich in anti-oxidants and also possesses anti-inflammatory properties.

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