Chaparral is an antioxidant rich, anti-bacterial and anti-viral medicinal herb. The leaf and twigs of Chaparral are widely known for their healing and cleansing properties.
Chaparral is a strong blood purifier, clearing heavy metals from the blood. Some potential benefits of Chaparral include, fighting cancer, inhibiting replication of HIV, treating psoriasis, eczema, burns and sunburns, encourages recovery from colds and flu, relieves urinary and respiratory infections, treats chickenpox, helps rheumatiod arthritis. Used for centuries by Native Americans, Chaparral can be used as an anticancer remedy.
Chaparral can be used externally, in baths, or made into creams and lotions. It can also be consumed in the form of tea, however it is advised that it it is to be used externally, as it is believed long term use can cause harm to liver and kidneys.
WARNING: Side effects of Chaparral include stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea, weight loss, fever, liver and kidney damage, rash and itching. It is not recommended for children, or pregnant or breastfeeding women.