Dragon Blood ( 血竭 ) ...Chinese Herb...
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Common English Name
Part of Plant Used
Resin from the fruit and stem
This herb is used to stop bleeding and to move blood that has congealed after an injury. It also has mild pain-relieving effects.
Traditional Usages and Functions
Dispels congealed Blood and alleviates pain; stops bleeding; protects surface of ulcer, prevents decay, and promotes healing.
Common Formulas Used In
Pseudoginseng and Dragon Blood.
Cautions in Use
Do not use this herb where there is deficient Yin /hot Blood. Use with caution where there are no symptoms of Blood stasis.
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