Dragon's Blood Products
This cleansing and clearing incense has a very bitter and astringent aroma and effect. Indigo Herbs Dragon’s Blood comes from Sumatra and is some of the best Daemomorops draco on the market. Along with some other incenses here at Indigo Herbs, Dragon’s Blood is for those who might want to cleanse or clear an indoor environment of negative influence.
Dragon’s Blood has been used in different countries for varied purposes. From the Asia, through the Middle East and up to Northern Europe. Some have used this tree resin as a medicinal herb while others have used it in a ritualistic context. In American Hoodoo and European Pagan magic Dragon’s Blood is used not only for burning but also as an ink. Thought to be incredibly powerful, this red ink is used to write love and protection charms on talismans and other seals. The ancient Egyptians used Dragon’s Blood as an ingredient in the embalming process while today it is used mostly as a dye and varnish.
The Daemonorops draco is an evergreen rattan palm in the Arecaceae family. The core of this tree is used to make cane furniture and the fruit are used to make Buddhist prayer beads. For the resin the trunk is cut in order to extract the red material.