Just When They Started Cutting Down This Old Tree, They Realized They've Made the Biggest Mistake of Their Lives (8 Pics)

Posted on Feb 24, 2016

The sap of this tree in the southernmost region of Africa is thought to have healing powers. Just like maple syrup, it can be used as a cure. However, you'll be really surprised when you see these photos of what it looks like from the inside!

1. The Tree Species Pterocarpus Anglolensis Looks Like an Ordinary Tree, However...

The Tree Species Pterocarpus Anglolensis Looks Like an Ordinary Tree, However...

2. It's Insides Are Responsible for Giving It the Nickname "The Bloodwood Tree"

It's Insides Are Responsible for Giving It the Nickname "The Bloodwood Tree"

3. It's Name Comes from the Sap That Is Released When the Tree Is Cut

It's Name Comes from the Sap That Is Released When the Tree Is Cut

4. It Is Eerily Similar to Blood!

It Is Eerily Similar to Blood!

5. The Sap Is Used by the Locals as a Cure for Eye and Stomach Infections, and to Stimulate Breast Milk Production

The Sap Is Used by the Locals as a Cure for Eye and Stomach Infections, and to Stimulate Breast Milk Production

6. The Species Is Popular among Furniture Makers

The Species Is Popular among Furniture Makers

7. This Is Why the Number of These Trees Is Dropping at a Very Fast Rate

This Is Why the Number of These Trees Is Dropping at a Very Fast Rate

8. Even Though It Has Its Practical Uses, the Tree Looks Like a Prop from a Horror Movie!

Even Though It Has Its Practical Uses, the Tree Looks Like a Prop from a Horror Movie!
Images source: boredomtherapy.com
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