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Investigation of the Anti-inflammatory and Analgesic Effects of the Aqueous Extract Obtained from the Bark of Guiacum Officinale (Lignum Vitae)

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.089
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593–97
Synopsis: 
The bark of Guiacum Officinale (Lignum Vitae) is commonly used in folklore practice in Jamaica as a tea preparation to reduce inflammation and pain in knee joints. This study investigated and validated these claims and confirms no toxic effects within 24 hours at the doses used.

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26 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 04 Nov, 2015
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