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Tolu Balsam

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What other names is Tolu Balsam known by?

Balsam, Balsam Tolu, Bálsamo de Tolú, Balsamum Tolutanum, Baume de Tolu, Baumier du Pérou, Myroxylon balsamum, Myroxylon balsamum var. balsamum, Opobalsam, Resin Tolu, Resina Tolutana, Thomas Balsam, Toluifera balsamum, Tolu, Toluiferum Balsamum.

What is Tolu Balsam?

Tolu balsam comes from a tree. The sap-like substance is used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Bedsores, bronchitis, cancer, cough, cracked nipples, lips, reducing lung swelling (inflammation), and minor skin cuts.

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