Guaiac Wood Resin, Wood
- What other names is Guaiac Wood known by?
- What is Guaiac Wood?
- How does Guaiac Wood work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Guaiac Wood.
People take guaiac wood for muscle and joint pain (rheumatism), breathing problems, skin disorders, and syphilis. It is also used for preventing gout.
Guaiac wood is used in mouthwashes to kill bacteria.
In the laboratory, guaiac resin is used in tests for finding hidden blood in urine and stool.
As a flavoring agent, guaiac wood is used in foods and in edible oils and fats.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Lung problems.
- Skin problems.
- Use in mouthwashes.
- Other conditions.
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