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Daemonorops draco Blume

Daemonorops draco Blume.

Synonym Calamus draco Wild.

Family Palmae; Aracaceae.

Habitat Indo-Malayan region. The

resin is imported into India mostly

from Sumatra and Borneo. English b East Indian Dragon’s

Blood. Ayurvedic b Raktaniryaas, Khoonkharaabaa, Heeraadokhi.

Unani Damm-ul-Akhwain.

Action Astringent. Used for diarrhoea, dysentery. Also used against malignant tumours.

The resin contains red tannin derivatives—drocoresinotannols, dracoresen and flavone quinones.

Dosage Resin—1—3 g.

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