Welcome to Who's Who Herald-news Q&A, where you can ask questions and receive answers. Get a FREE answer to any question.

Categories

0 votes

Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Guaiacum sanctum?
If you know websites containing any information about Guaiacum sanctum please link to them.
asked in Ethnobotany by (64.1k points)

1 Answer

0 votes

Here is some basic information about Guaiacum sanctum and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Guaiacum sanctum.

 

Guaiacum sanctum basic info
Scientific Name: Guaiacum sanctum L..
Family: Zygophyllaceae.
Genus: Guaiacum.
Common names in English: holywood, lignum-vitae.
Description: Guaiacum sanctum is a flowering plant, ranges from southern Florida in the United States and the Bahamas south to Central America and the Greater Antilles. It is commonly known as Holywood or Holywood Lignum-vitae and it is the national tree of the Bahamas. - for more info about Guaiacum sanctum See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Guaiacum sanctum
*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 sanctum in other websites
Guaiacum sanctum 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 sanctum - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Guaiacum sanctum - See link.

 

answered by (164k points)
...