So far is it from being an haemostatic that, if perfused through living blood-vessels, it actually dilates them.
perfuse per·fuse (pər-fyōōz')
v. per·fused, per·fus·ing, per·fus·es
To pour or diffuse a liquid over or through something.
To force blood or other fluid to flow from the artery through the vascular bed of a tissue or to flow through the lumen of a hollow structure.