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Healing Properties of Dragons Blood Incense

Updated: Oct 6, 2022


Dragon's Blood, the name itself generates curiosity enough to wonder what is it exactly, are we slaying the mythical beast to get its blood, let's find out in this post.

Dragons Blood, what is that?

Dracaena Cinnabar from the genus Dracaena consists of 120 trees and succulent shrubs. It is a native of the Socotra archipelago island located in the Arabian sea near Yemen, it gets its name Dragon blood because of the dark blood-like colour of red sap which it produces and Dragons blood resin is used in making dragons blood incense.

Dragon blood tree forest in shibham on socotra island near yemen

Dragons Blood has been recognised to have significant antiinflammatory properties and analgesic effects and has also been effective in health issues like rheumatoid arthritis, joint pain, as well as respiratory problems such as asthma and bronchitis hence the material has been widely utilised and is still being used for medicinal and holistic therapy, it has a long history of thousands years of usage across various cultures like the Ancient Greeks, Romans, Indians, Chinese, and Middle Easterners. Since ancient times, it has also been utilised as a powerful treatment in rituals to acquire protection against evil. Many people have claimed that Dragon's Blood can bring them love and health.

Various usage of Dragons Blood Incense

The aroma of Dragons Blood masala incense is earthy and deep, with notes of amber, vanilla, and spices that give it a musky, somewhat sweet floral undertone.

For Spiritual & Cleansing practice

Using spiritual incense-like dragons blood can be as lively and connected as you want it to be, or it can be a subconscious discovery and a welcome opportunity to reconnect with oneself. The most prevalent and commonly utilised dragons blood incense products now are those derived from the Dracaena and Daemonorops genera.

4 White sage bundles coated in dragon blood resin displayed on a white background also called as red sage

Dragons Blood is also useful for cleaning up after a party, it is utilised for healing, protection, and banishment in various Wiccan magical traditions during spellcasting, such as when casting circle rites, banishing rituals, cleansing ceremonies (like smudging), energy work (such as clearing energy grids), and in divination spells. Many Pagan ways believe that combining Dragons Blood with any other incense or herb mixture increases the efficacy of the original blend.

Blood red color dragon blood oil extract kept in a small glass bottle along-with solid resin form around it.

Dragon's Blood resin can also be distilled into oil, but burning it as incense invokes its own energy and enchantment by incorporating the elements of fire and flame into the ritual.

During Meditation & Yoga

Dragons Blood Masala Incense has an enticing and calming smell that is ideal for yoga and meditation sessions.

A male performing balasana child yoga pose on the floor around a lit incense stick

It is an aroma associated with honour, power, and paying reverence, and it can assist you in connecting to your core during meditation as it instantly transports your mind to a calm state and de-stresses the body making it an essential aroma for your Yoga practice or any other type of spiritual prayer.

Health Benefits of Dragon Blood

For millennia, dragons blood has been utilised as a potent health supplement. In current times, research is beginning to look into some of its benefits, this could be due to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory characteristics, both of which can be relaxing and aid in the healing process. While treating ulcers, Dragons Blood is usually applied in a cream, ointment or a tincture form topically.

Dragons Blood is found to be loaded with antimicrobial, antifungal & antibacterial qualities, making it ideal for fighting viruses, fungus, and germs.

Golden color resin gum oozing out from dragon blood tree

While dragon's blood does have shown potential for Anticancer & Antidiabetic in some research studies, it has yet to be proven to cure, treat, or prevent any such major disease. It is always advisable to make an effort to educate yourself on potential side effects, interactions, and hazards. As a first step, consider the treatment advised by your doctor.

Research Studies on Dragon's Blood

  • Dragon's blood has been demonstrated to be beneficial for a variety of ulcers. It's worth noting that the majority of these ulcers are external, rather than internal. Although dragon's blood may aid with topical ulcers, the research is not yet conclusive. Its topical benefit could be attributed to its alleged antibacterial capabilities. However, it is not a substitute for doctor-recommended therapeutic methods.

  • Dragon's blood may provide some protection against infections such as bacteria, fungus, and viruses, and may even destroy them. According to a research study published in 2011 dragon blood from Dracaena cinnabari has significant antibacterial capabilities, enough to be used as a food preservative. Dragons blood is not a replacement for infection-fighting medical treatments such as antibiotics, but it may provide minor advantages for minor diseases.

Dragon blood in powder form as well as in liquid form in a vial displayed on a white background

  • In ancient times, one of the most prevalent uses of dragon's blood was for intestinal health. Some research suggests, refers to, and backs up this prevalent usage in the past and today. The plant resin was particularly useful in the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery. This could be because it has antibacterial capabilities that can kill germs that cause these diseases. However, further research is needed before it can be considered an alternative to standard treatments.

  • Some research has also found that dragon's blood has antioxidant properties. This suggests anti-inflammatory capabilities, which were verified in another 2017 study. However, the evidence is insufficient. It's only been cobbled together through research on two dragon blood sources, Daemonorops Draco and Dracaena draco. It's also not established in all sources to be a property. Taking a dragon's blood supplement, like other antioxidant-rich meals, may provide some antioxidant advantages. More research is still required.

To Conclude

To simply state, Dragon's Blood Incense for protection, strength, and power has a long cultural heritage, giving it unrivalled ritualistic significance. It is said to protect one's surroundings from external harm while also energising spiritual consciousness. During smudging or crystal cleansing rituals, and religious celebrations, you can ignite its Incense stick and let the strong and enticing aroma spread an aura of divine healing.

Stone like blood-colored red resin obtained from Dragon blood tree displayed on a white background

Dragons Blood is mystical and ancient in every aspect. It may not come from the mythological, awe-inspiring Dragons, but that doesn't make it any less strong. It evokes profound spiritual energy with its rich and uplifting perfume, and it has tremendous defensive and therapeutic properties. This is represented not just in the legends around it, but also in the living proof provided by its unrivalled benefits. Bring the powerful, spiritual, and cleansing smell of Dragons Blood resin, Dragons blood oil or masala Incense into your home and allow its fragrance to improve your life completely.

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