Guaco has anti-inflammatory, anti-allergy, anti-bronchial properties. Guaco is used in traditional healing of the respiratory system for such ailments like asthma, bronchitis, colds, and flu. It’s also used for rheumatoid arthritis and inflammation in the digestive tract and as an antibacterial for candida and yeast infections. Guaco is used as a remedy for treating diarrhea as well as to reduce fevers, suppress coughs and also as a natural blood thinner. Jamaican Guaco is also used to cleanse the blood, and can be used a poultice for skin rashes, eczema, and psoriasis. *NOTE* Guaco contains around 10 percent coumarin, which has blood thinning properties so if you are on any medication such as coumarin /coumadin, consult your physician before taking this plant.