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Guaiac Wood Resin, Wood

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What other names is Guaiac Wood known by?

Bois de Gaïac, Bois Saint, Bois de Vie, Gaïac, Guaiac, Guaiac Heartwood, Guaiac Resin, Guaiacum, Guaiacum guatemalense, Guaiacum officinale, Guaiacum sanctum, Guajaci Lignum, Guayacán, Guayaco, Lingum Vitae, Palo de Hierro, Pockwood, Résine de Gaïac.

What is Guaiac Wood?

Guaiac is a tree. The wood and wood resin are used to prepare medicinal extracts. Be careful not to confuse guaiac wood resin or wood with guaiac wood oil.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Rheumatism, gout, lung problems, skin problems, syphilis, use in mouthwashes, and other conditions.

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