Definition of Guaiacum wood
1. Noun. Heartwood of a palo santo; yields an aromatic oil used in perfumes.
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Literary usage of Guaiacum wood
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1. Materia Medica and Therapeutics, for Physicians and Students by John Barclay Biddle (1886)
"The compound syrup (which contains also guaiacum wood, pale rose, senna, ... guaiacum wood yields its virtues to alcohol, and partially to water; ..."
2. A Universal formulary: Containing the Methods of Preparing and Administering by Robert Eglesfeld Griffith (1866)
"R. Rasped guaiacum wood, two drachms. Water, sufficient to obtain one ... R. guaiacum wood, at will Distil on a sand-bath, separate the oil, and rectify it. ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1898)
"Guaiacum- Wood Oil—Improved Preparation for Perfumery. ... (Report, Oct. 1^97, 29) observe that the exquisite tea-like odor of guaiacum-wood oil links it ..."