Properties: The infusion made from the guiaco stimulates sweating and is used in the treatment of rheumatism chronic. The resin stimulates the digestive system, a natural antioxidant with a high level of phenolic compounds, in addition to anti-inflammatory properties. It is also used to treat sore throats and laryngitis.
Its essential oil is employed for the treatment of respiratory diseases.
Externally, the essential oil is used in the treatment of respiratory diseases, dental pain, and rheumatoid arthritis. It may also be used in fungal diseases of the skin.
Other uses: As it has antioxidant properties, helps in fighting the free radicals, is an anti-inflammatory and analgesic.