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Dragon's blood (Dracaena cinnabari) - a unique resin from Socotra
Dragon's blood (Dracaena cinnabari) - a unique resin from Socotra

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.

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Dragon's Blood  — ideal antiseptic
Dragon's Blood — ideal antiseptic

Dragon tree's resin, you can buy on the Island, has strong antiseptic and immunostimulating properties.

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Homhil Plateau
Homhil Plateau

Homhil Plateau attracts tourists primarily by a combination of various kinds of trees growing at one place.

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Dragon’s blood on Dixam Plateau
Dragon’s blood on Dixam Plateau

Dixam mountain plateau is located in the very center of Socotra. It is a habitat of Dragon Trees that have been famous since remote antiquity.

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Dragon Tree in Dixam Plateau
Dragon Tree in Dixam Plateau

Dixam Plateau is located in the central part of Socotra. It is famous for its Dragon Trees.

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