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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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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.
Vegetation in the plots included blackbrush (Acacia rigidula), guajillo (Acacia berlandieri), honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa), Texas prickly pear cactus (Opuntia engelmannii), tasajillo (Opuntia leptocaulis), strawberry cactus (Echinocereus enneacanthus), cenizo (Leucophyllum frutescens), guayacan (Guaiacum angustifolium), leather stem (Jatropha dioica), lotebush (Ziziphus obtusifolia), Spanish dagger (Yucca treculeana), and other species.
And suffer they did as doctors employed white-hot irons to ulcerated skin, or administered painful sudorifics derived from mercury and the American guaiacum tree.
Juss), the physic nut (Jatropha curcas), the guayacan (Guaiacum officinale) and the guayaba (Psidium guajava L.).
Anti-inflammatory activity of Polygonum bistorta, Guaiacum officinale, and Hamamelis virginiana in rats.
Top notes are cologne-like citrus, middle notes are olive flower and aniseed and base notes are tobacco, fine leather and a rare South American tree called guaiacum, which has deep warm and soothing qualities.
Saxena, a plant physiologist at the University of Guelph in Ontario, is working with Costa Rican scientists to find a trick for culturing their native Guaiacum sanctum.
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