Guaiac Wood Resin, Wood

How does Guaiac Wood work?

There isn't enough information to know how guaiac wood or resin might work.

Are there safety concerns?

Guaiac wood and guaiac resin seem to be safe for most adults in the amounts found in foods and in small medicinal doses. Higher doses can cause some side effects including diarrhea and stomach and intestinal problems. Guaiac wood and guaiac resin can also cause skin rashes.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of guaiac wood and guaiac resin during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Swelling (inflammation): Don't use guaiac wood or guaiac resin if you have any condition that involves swelling.


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