Dragon’s blood plant is a type of resin produced from several species of rattan from the genus Daemonorops. This red resin has long been traded and used as a dye, incense, and traditional medicinal ingredients. This plant can be found in Indonesia, especially on the islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan.
Another name of Dragon’s Blood Resin are Xue Jie , Sanguis Draconis, Daemonorops Draco
Dragon’s blood resin (Xue Jie) is often classed as a herb for external application, but is also taken internally, usually as a powder. It enters the blood level of the Liver channel to invigorate the blood, disperse stasis, and stop pain, and is used for blood pooling due to internal injuries, contusions from falls, stabbing pain in the chest and abdomen, and gynecological conditions such as amenorrhea or postpartum pain due to blood stasis.