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Sangre de Drago

Sangre De Drago is a Medicinal Power House

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 by: Zephyr Faegen
Tags: Sangre de Drago, health news, Natural News

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(NewsTarget) Sangre de drago (grado) or "blood of the dragon" is the latex-like sap that comes from the Croton species of tree that grows throughout the Amazon rainforests of Peru and Ecuador. This medicinal sap used for centuries by the indigenous peoples of the Amazon for the treatment of various ailments that include diarrhea, ulcers in the mouth, throat, stomach and intestines, upper respiratory viruses, cancer, as well as topically to heal wounds has slowly been getting more attention from mainstream medicine. Over the last ten years several studies conducted by the University of Calgary, the Albany Medical Center and several others have pointed to concrete documented evidence that sangre de drago is a medicinal power house of phytochemicals.

Dr. Mark Miller of the Albany Medical Center conducted a study on treating stomach ulcers in rats with sangre de drago. The conclusions that he and his colleagues found are incredible. Out of three groups induced with ulcers, two groups of rats, through their drinking water, ingested the sangre de drago in different concentrations (1:1,000 and 1:10,000 dilutions) and one group was used as a control. Both the bacterial content and size of the ulcers in the two groups of rats treated with sangre de drago was greatly reduced at both concentrations. It was also found that sangre de drago greatly inhibits the inflammation of nerve endings and the creation of Myeloperoxidase, an enzyme in white blood cells that is linked to inflammation and cardiovascular disease.

Though this wonderful sap from the rainforest contains a number of beneficial phytochemicals, the healing and anti-inflammatory properties of sangre de drago can be attributed to two main chemicals. These two chemical compounds are Taspine, an alkaloid that has been documented as anti-inflammatory, antitumorous, and antiviral, and Dimethylcedrusine, a lignan that plays a central role in sangre de drago's wound-healing capabilities. In a study done in Belgium, it was found that the healing properties of the raw sangre de drago resin were four times more effective at forming collagen and healing wounds than the administration of the isolated chemicals. When sangre de drago resin was smeared onto a sterile plate, allowed to dry and then doused with E. Coli bacteria the bacteria promptly died versus a similar plate treated with the antibiotic ampicillin.

Sangre de drago has so many benefits that it is hard to cover all of it within the scope of just one article. Between its internal and external uses it has been used for over thirty-one different ailments, and its uses keep growing in popularity. This sap from the Amazon rainforest is truly a miracle of nature and the more it becomes known to the masses, the better.

Research and references

Treatment of gastric ulcers and diarrhea with the Amazonian herbal medicine sangre de grado
http://ajpgi.physiology.org/cgi/content/full...

Tapping The Powers Of The Amazon
http://www.amc.edu/PR/resources/AlbMedCentNe...

Doubling up on discoveries: U of C researchers identify the problem, then the cure
http://gauntlet.ucalgary.ca/story/2713

Sangre de Drago Database
http://www.rain-tree.com/sangre.htm

Sangre De Drago
http://www.articlesbase.com/health-articles/...

The Dragon's Blood Tree with Extraordinary Medicinal Properties
http://medicinal-plants.suite101.com/article...



About the author

Zephyr Faegen is first and foremost an individual who believes that the only way to instill real change is to go to the roots of the populace and instill real knowledge. A dedicated naturapath Zephyr has spent extensive time studying alternative toxin free living and the benefits of Naturopathic and Homeopathic medicine over Allopathic symptom based medicine. To view more of Zephyr's work and get current news please visit: http://www.apollonewsdaily.com
Zephyr currently resides in the America's.
If you have any questions or comments for Zephyr you can contact him through his email: [email protected]


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