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Synonyms for guaiacum

medicinal resin from the lignum vitae tree

hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum

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En este caso, la dominancia de Diospyros palmeri, Guaiacum angustifolium, Acacia amentacea, Celtis pallida, Havardia pallens, Acacia schaffneri y Zanthoxylum fagara condicionan de manera positiva el primero de los componentes, mientras que Foresteria angustifolia, Acacia schaffneri y Zanthoxylum fagara, son las que determinan la distribucion de las especies a lo largo del segundo componente (Tabla 4).
The strongest activity was detected in the chloroform and ethyl acetate extracts of Guaiacum officinale, with lethality values below 10 [micro]g/mL.
We also had the flowers-habit/look association and this was the case of Guaiacum officinale L.
Lignum vitae is the name given to wood from trees of the genus Guaiacum, which are all now considered endangered species.
This product contains samento, teasel, smilax (sarsaparilla), guaiacum (an anti-spirochetal herb used in Europe but which is not very well known in the United States), and astragalus (which is used to boost the immune system).
Bursera laxiflora Bursera odorata Cercidum microphyllum Croton californicus Distichlis stricta Encelia farinosa Euphorbia leucophylla Eysenhardtia orthocarpa Ferocactus sp X Fouquieria diguetii Guaiacum coulteri X Jatropha cinerea.
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.
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.
baduca (Buche), Prosopis juliflora (trupillo), Gliricidia sepium (mataraton), Acacia farnesiana (aromo), Guaiacum officinale (guayacan), y Stenocereus griseus (candelabro), Pereskia guamacho, Philoxereus russellianus, y Acanthocereus tetragonus (cactus).
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.
wrightii 606 Adelia vaseyi 522 Chloroleucon ebano 448 Ehretia anacua 418 Prosopis glandulosa 306 Ziziphus obtusifolia 292 Lucaena pulverulenta 275 Karwinksia humboltiana 237 Acacia minuata 229 Parkinsonia aculeata 224 Amyris madrensis 192 Diospyros texana 169 Ulmus crassifolia 150 Castela texana 139 Phaulothamnus spinescens 135 Celtis pallida 133 guaiacum angustifolium 132 Capsicum annuum var.
Thus there was a relatively high incidence of well-to-do patients among the hospital's clientele in the years when guaiacum (or Holy Wood, widely regarded as a panacea for mal francese) was administered.
Treatments with the dry stove or stufa sicca, especially with the introduction of guaiacum and mercury, are also described along with the diet of the patients.