Socotra Internet Shop
Caution! Fake dragon blood resin found in the market. We found that some companies sell fake "dragon blood resin from Socotra". Instead of resin of Dracaena Cinnabiri that is produced only on Socotra, resin from Sumatra is most likely offered.
In addition to the unique resins, Socotra produces Sabur - dried aloe juice. Aloe from Socotra is a very powerful remedy and should be taken with caution as a medicine.
Myrrh (Commiphora Kua) from the island of Socotra has a persistent pleasant aroma and unique healing properties.
Frankincense, the resin produced by a species of Boswellia, was one of the most valuable commodities produced in the ancient world.
Locals on Socotra island use the Dracaena resin as a sort of cure-all, using it for such things as general wound healing, a coagulant, curing diarrhea, lowering fevers, dysentery diseases, taken internally for ulcers in the mouth, throat, intestines and stomach, as well as an antiviral for respiratory viruses, stomach viruses and for such skin disorders as eczema.