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Xue Jie (Dragon's Blood Resin)

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Neutral Xue Jie (Sanguis Draconis)
Channels:
HT, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Salty, Neutral
Latin:
Sanguis Draconis
Chinese:
血竭
Tone Marks:
xuè jié
Translation:
Exhausted Blood

Actions

  • Invigorates Blood, Dispels Blood Stasis, Relieves Pain
    For Blood Stasis due to trauma with swelling and pain. It enters the Xue level and is for amenorrhea, dysmenorrheal and postpartum chest congestion and dyspnea.
  • Stops Bleeding, Generates Flesh, Protects Ulcer surface
    Used topically to stop bleeding from trauma. Used internally for upper digestive tract bleeding. For chronic non-healing ulcers, hemorrhoids with swelling and pain, open sores with pus.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Do not take internally during pregnancy
  • Do not use without symptoms of blood stasis
  • Do not take during menses

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and Overdose

  • Allergic reactions reported include pruritus, skin wheals, eruptions, angioneurotic edema of the hands and feet.

Dosage

  • 1-1.5 grams in pills/powders (Bensky)
  • 1-1.5 grams in pill/powder (Chen)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: