Nature is always mysterious! At times, it's nothing less than baffling. Each corner of the nature world is wrapped in such mysteries which the human beings are yet to comprehend. Thus, when we face such an unexpected amazement of nature, we are left in awe. At times, the unknown nature of Mother Earth doesn't fail to scare us too.
That's what happens when you chop a certain type of tree found in South Africa. At an instant, you are scared when you see blood oozing out of the tree you just chopped. Confused? Let's uncover this mystery of nature.
This is the first notion that will cross your mind when you chop a special kind of tree.
This is kiaat tree. Which looks just like the other trees growing in the jungle. Just with one difference.
When this tree is cut, it bleeds. That has also given it the name of 'bloodwood.'
This is a special form of sap secreted from the tree when it is wounded.
This blood-like sap helps the tree in recovering.
It also offers numerous benefits for the human beings. It helps in easing headaches, stomach problems and earaches.
It is a perfect element that helps in purification of water and also used for the purpose of cooking. Moreover, one can also get the finest furniture from this tree.
Sadly, the purposefulness and usefulness of the tree are causing people to cut it more than its growth.