Daemonorops draco Blume

Primary Characteristics

Primary Characteristics

Daemonorops draco Blume is aslo known as Calamus draco Willd, Daemonorops ascendens Blume, belongs to Palmae, family.
The Arabic Names for this herb are Dammul-Akhwain, Zaitul Arz.
The English Name for this herb is Dragons Blood.
The Urdu Names for this herb are Dammul Akhwain, Khun Ziyao Shan.

Pharmacological Actions

The pharmacological Actions of Daemonorops draco Blume are Abortifacient, Alterative, Anti-diarrhoeal, Anti-haemorrhagic, Astringent, Carcinogenic, Desiccative, Diuretic, Haemoptysis, Haemostatic, Mild Stimulant, Purgative, Sialagogue, Stimulant, Stomachic, Styptic, Sudorific, Vesicant.


The Indications of Daemonorops draco Blume are Dysentery, Diarrhoea, Haemorrhages, Haemoptysis, Gum Bleeding, Bloody Piles, Excessive Menstrual Bleeding.

The Indications of Dried Resin Powder of Daemonorops draco Blume are Liver Debility, Haemorrhages, Ulcerated Eyes, Syncope, Wounds, Stomach Debility, Ophthalmia.

No Contra Indication information is available for Daemonorops draco Blume.


The Temperament of Daemonorops draco Blume is 3rd order, cold and dry.

Available Brands

BrandManufacturer/Mnf. Representative
QUROOHIHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan

Compound Preparations

Daemonorops draco Blume is used in the preparation of Ma'jun Bussad, Ma'jun Tewaj, Qurs Bawasir, Qurs Kaknaj, Safuf Istakhasa, Sunun Mujalli, Sunun Muqawwi Dandan, Sunun Supari, Tiryaq-e-Masana compounds.


Whole Herb1.000g - 3.000g

Herb's Description

Daemonorops draco Blume is a tree. The long, slender stems in this genus are flexible and the older trees develop climbing propen-sities. The leaves have prickly stalks which often grow into long tails and the bark is provided with many hundreds of flattened spines. The berreis are about the size of a cherry and pointed. When ripe they are covered with a reddish, resinous substance
Daemonorops draco Blume's Berries, round and slightly pointed in shape. Covered with a reddish, resinous substance.

Taste Odor & Occurrence

Occurence: It occurs in Bihar, Central India, Madras, Malabar, Mysore.
Odor: The odor of Dried Resin Powder of Daemonorops draco Blume is Pungent
Dried Resin Powder: Astringent


No information regarding Daemonorops draco Blume's substitute is currently available.

Active Constituents

Daemonorops draco Blume's Active constituents:


No information regarding Daemonorops draco Blume's antidot is currently available.

Warning & Precautions

The berries have proved fatal to children. Symptoms following oral ingestion of the berries include pain,inflammation and irritation of the lips, mouth and tongue, may cause excessive salivation, diarrhoea,stomachache,nausea and colic. The glucoside may cause burning or ulceration of the throat and stomach,vomiting,internal bleeding with bloody diarrhoea,weakness, coma and even death.


Currently no Toxicity information is available for Daemonorops draco Blume. (work in progress)