Xue Jie


Xue Jie in TCM:

Explore the properties of Xue Jie according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

English Name: dragon's blood, resinous discharge
Pharmacuetical Name: Sanguis Draconis
Properties: sweet, salty, neutral

Temperature: neutral

Channels: HT, LV

Flavors: sweet, salty

Special Properties:
circulates blood, stops bleeding

Actions / Indications:
  • Removes blood stasis; alleviates pain (amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, trauma with fractures, falls, contusions with pain due to blood stasis)
  • Stops bleeding; generates flesh (topical use to stop bleeding to external injury, acute and chronic skin conditions, hemorrhoids, cosmetic use for spider veins; internal use for chronic non-healing ulcers and bleeding of upper GI tract)
  • (cc: pregnancy)

    Special Notes:
  • Clinically Xue Jie has been shown to effectively treat wind-cold damp arthritis and upper gastrointestinal bleeding.