guaiacum wood


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Related to guaiacum wood: Guiacum officinale
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Noun1.guaiacum wood - heartwood of a palo santo; yields an aromatic oil used in perfumes
Bulnesia sarmienti, palo santo - South American tree of dry interior regions of Argentina and Paraguay having resinous heartwood used for incense
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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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?