Larrea Mexicana, also known as Greasewood is part of the Zygophyllaceae plant family. Chaparral originates from Southwestern
United States and northern Mexico .
Botanical Name: Larrea Mexicana, Larrea divaricata
Plant Family: Zygophyllaceae
Common name: Creosote bush, Gobernadora, Greasewood
History: Chaparral takes its name from the area it grows in, the desert regions of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico known as the chaparral ecosystem.
It has been used for thousands of years by Native Americans for a variety of purposes using the leaves and flowers of this ancient plant as a medicine. The Cahuilla Indians used it for menstrual irregularities.
Chaparral has demonstrated anti-ameba activity in test tubes.
Chaparral has been used for:
Bacterial, Parasitic and Viral Conditions
Respiratory Tract Conditions
Used externally for:
For external (topical) use:
Recommended dosage is as follows:
Side effects or interactions: Sporadic reports of people developing liver or kidney problems:
Global Herbal Supplies has Chaparral available in the following forms
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