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guaiacum

(gwī′ə-kəm)
n.
1. Any of several tropical American trees of the genus Guaiacum; a lignum vitae.
2. also guaiac (gwī′ăk′)
a. The wood of a guaiacum.
b. A greenish-brown resin obtained from this tree, used medicinally and in varnishes.
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Guaiacum Guayacan Zygophyllaceae Arbustiva angustifolium Engelm.
Conclusion: Based on our results, we concluded that the Simarouba, Croton, and Guaiacum plant extracts show cytotoxic and anticancer activities that merit closer investigation in order to identify the chemical compounds responsible for these bioactivities.
So the first few weeks of a typical Lyme disease protocol might involve patients taking Diflucan and/or Nystatin, along with smilax and transfer factor the first week, adding teasel to the protocol the second week, and then adding samento or guaiacum, or my herbal Lyme formula, the third week.
1525), along with his medical text on relieving the morbus gallicus with guaiacum wood, El modo de adoperare el legno de India, published in 1529 (485).
And how could learned medicine account for the fact that two of the most popular remedies, guaiacum wood imported from the New World and mercury salves, originated among unschooled empirics?
It may be used with black cohosh, celery seed, guaiacum, and bogbean in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
Ns; PA) Lycium andersonii Solanum (F W; PA), tridynamum ((Sp> S; PA) Scrophulariaceae Mimulus floribundus (Sp, S F; PA), Stemodia durantifolia (Sp, S F W; PA) Verbenaceae Aloysia Vitex mollis gratissima (Ns; PA) (Ns; PA) Viscaceae Phoradendron californicum (W; PA) Zygophyllaceae Guaiacum coulteri (S; PA RV) Pteridaceae Cheilanthes pringlei (Ns; PA) Table 2.
Several species (Cedrela odorata, Cedrela fissilis, Cedrela tonduzii, Couratari guianensis, Couratari scottmorii, Dalbergia retusa, Dipteryx panamensis, Guaiacum sanctum, Oreomunnea pterocarpa, Parkia pendula, Prioria copaifera, Qualea paraensis, Swietenia humilis, Swietenia macrophylla, Tabebuia guayacan and Vantanea barborii) had positive ethanol extract fluorescence, but negative surface or water extract fluorescence (Table 3).
Tripteris), while thick, nearly opaque wings are found in Cliftonia, Gouania, Guaiacum, Nothofagus, and Oenothera.
Herbs such as Samento and Guaiacum have antispirochete activity.
Herbal anti-inflammatories you could try are Guaiacum, Cramp Bark, St John's Wort or Turmeric.