Chaparral - Chaparral
Chaparral has been primarily used for the treatment of cancer, acne, rheumatism, and diabetes. It has also been promoted for its antioxidant effects, and as a blood purifier and a weight loss agent. of bronchitis and the common cold. It also was used to alleviate rheumatic pain, stomach pain, chicken pox, and snake bite pain. American Indians used chaparral for arthritis,and autoimmune conditions, bowel cramps, gas, colds, minor wounds, and skin infections such as impetigo and gingivitis., and chronic skin disorders. Chaparral has been used internally to treat stomach problems, menstrual disorders, premenstrual syndrome, diabetes, gall bladder and kidney stones, diarrhea, urinary tract infections, and upper respiratory tract infections. Chaparral has also been used as a deodorant applied to the feet and armpits. A strong tea from the leaves has been mixed with oil as a burn salve. It is an ingredient in some nonprescription weight loss teas.Chaparral tea has been suggested for the treatment
Wyciąg uzyskuje się z krzewu kreozytowego (Larrea tridentata), rosnącego na pustyni Mojave w Kalifornii. Roślina ta jest elementem zimozielonych zarośli, nazywanych chaparral. Tworzy ona czasem tajemnicze, puste w środku kręgi.