Dragon's Blood Resin Yunnan-RARE!-Gorgeous-Sweet and aromatic!-For Incense, Inks and Varnishes. Sustainable Harvest

Dragon's Blood Resin-Yunnan-Dracaena cochinchinensis.
This is a wonderfully sweet and intoxicating Dragon's Blood resin! It is the only Dragon's Blood resin with an aroma before it is burned.


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I walked into our packaging room this morning and was captivated by the beautiful, sweet aroma that filled it.
It opens with rich crimson sweet berry notes on the low-temperature electric burner. Deep, soft and penetrating. As the temperature is raised, the sweet notes yield to this Mars-ruled resin's traditional bite and intensity, similar to its cousin Dracaena cinnabari in Socotra, Yemen.

The colour of this Dragon's Blood resin is INTENSE!! I can't wait to make an ink from it.

I have to point out that unlike its Yemenite cousin, medieval Dragon's Blood, which is a species at risk, Yunnan Dragon's Blood resin is sustainably harvested.

The Chinese have developed methods of harvesting the resin from the tree's leaves instead of the bark and wood. The qualities of the leaf resin are identical to those collected from tapping the tree, and the tree is harmed in no way since the leaves are shed from the tree as its branches grow.
If this system could be replicated on the island of Socotra, we could preserve the Socotran Dragon's blood trees and create a sustainable source for their resin.

Yunnan Dragon's Blood resin dissolves especially well in alcohol.

It creates an exceptional dark red ink with a beautiful fragrance.  Add some Virgin Dragon's Blood to your tincture to create a brighter red colour.


If you are preparing a Dragon's Blood oil, the best material to use is the Virgin Dragons Blood resin, which you will also find in the shop.


Dan

Materials: Pure Dragonsblood Resin, Dracaena cochinchinensis.


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Alexanne (Ashburn, US)
Stunning quality items will return here ag...

Stunning quality items will return here again and again

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Lexus (Ashburn, US)
It arrived in a reasonable time frame but...

It arrived in a reasonable time frame but my god! What a non-entity of a substance. It doesn't smell good. It DOES NOT SMELL SWEET. It smells unpleasant and cheap and worthless.

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Hosea Hettinger (Ashburn, US)
Everything as described, shipped right awa...

Everything as described, shipped right away. Thanks!

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Nia (Ashburn, US)
As GREAT as always - rare and treasured, b...

As GREAT as always - rare and treasured, best quality and one of the most friendly sellers I ever met. THANK YOU!

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Yasmine (Ashburn, US)
Shipped really fast! Huge slabs. I tried a...

Shipped really fast! Huge slabs. I tried and loved the cinnabari, now for the cochinchinensis. These have so many applications. Please, never stop carrying the highest-quality Dragon's Blood! Thank you.