According ancient mythology the Dragon’s Blood Tree the tree is the result of fight between a dragon and an elephant and the elephant won the fight.
The tree is native to to the Socotra archipelago in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Yemen in the Arabian Sea is sometimes called the Socotra Dragon Tree.
Unlike most monocot (palms and grasses) plants, the Dracaenaceae display secondary growth, D. cinnabari even has growth zones resembling tree rings found in dicot tree species.
The extraordinary-looking dragon’s blood tree, which is classified as “vulnerable to extinction,” can grow to more than 30 feet in height and live for 600 years.
Why does the dragon blood tree bleed?
It’s actually the red sap from the Dragon’s blood tree that seep out when injured – its bark bleeds like a human being! … Due to its antioxidant phenols and anti-inflammatory compounds, the Dragon’s blood can be used to fight against skin troubles, for example, sores, bites, cuts, burns and rashes.
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The ideas of the book come from classic literature such as whose work greatly influence the world world such as Homer, Sophocles, Herodotus, Euripides, Socrates, Hippocrates, Aristophanes, Plato, Aristotle and many more. The "Book of Enoch" influenced the usage of Azazael as a main character and love interest. I created the primary main character from the Chronicle of Saints. I wanted to show them as real flesh and blood with thoughts, desires and yearning as any human. Not as they are so often depicted. So I created one of my own to show her as a real human that everyone can relate to.
Never heard of this tree but it’s very unique. Does pharmaceutical companies uses its sap?
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I don’t know if pharmaceutical companies uses its sap? I assume not, since it’s an endangered tree.