Dragon Blood ( 血竭 ) ...Chinese Herb...

Latin Plant Name

Sanguis Draconis

Pinyin Mandarin Name

Xue Jie

Common English Name

Dragon Blood

Part of Plant Used

Resin from the fruit and stem




Sweet, salty

Meridians Entered

Heart, Liver

Common Usages

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.

Processing Required




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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