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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Guaiacum officinale?
If you know websites containing any information about Guaiacum officinale please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Guaiacum officinale and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Guaiacum officinale.


Guaiacum officinale basic info
Scientific Name: Guaiacum officinale L..
Family: Zygophyllaceae.
Genus: Guaiacum.
Common names in English: lignum-vitae.
Description: Guaiacum officinale is a small tree, native to the Caribbean and the northern coast of South America. Commonly known as roughbark lignum-vitae, guaiacwood or gaïacwood. - for more info about Guaiacum officinale See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Guaiacum officinale
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link


Guaiacum officinale in other websites
Guaiacum officinale common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Guaiacum officinale - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Guaiacum officinale - See link.


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