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Larrea mexicana / Chaparral Leaf Tincture
£5.36 – £13.45
Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Chaparral Leaf to 4 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 40% water and 60% sugar beet derived ethanol.
Larrea Mexicana or Larrea tridentate, commonly known as Chaparral, creosote bush, greasewood, gobernadora, hediondilla, jarilla, and jarilla hembra.
The chaparrals are a group of closely related wild shrubs found in the desert regions of southwestern United States and northern Mexico, as well as in the dry regions of South America, such as Argentina and Bolivia.
The branched bush grows up to 2 to 6 m, with small, dark-green leaves that turn bright green after rain and have a resinous texture.
Medicinal Action and Uses
Analgesic – Traditionally used to alleviate rheumatic pain, stomach pain, chicken pox, and snake bite pain.
Antibacterial – It’s used as a mouthwash, regardless of the disagreeable flavour and odour. It may completely get rid of the bacteria leading to tooth decay.
Anti-Inflammatory – The herb has anti-inflammatory properties and can alleviate conditions, for example, arthritis. It has already been utilized to soothe the itchiness of chicken pox.
Anti-Oxidant – The anti-oxidant qualities of chaparral may be advantageous for cleaning the blood and helping the body to age more slowly. The antioxidant properties may be advantageous for gout sufferers.
Antiparasitic – Chaparral has strong antifungal and antimicrobial properties and is a treatment frequently utilized to kill parasites that are living in our bodies.
Respiratory – Chaparral tea is typically used to alleviate respiratory difficulties, for example, colds and bronchitis. It’s an all-natural expectorant and will help keep the airways clear of excessive mucus.
Skin Complaints – Externally, the herb was used to soothe skin rashes and heal bruises, prevent disease, and heal wounds. It’s especially advantageous for sufferers of eczema and psoriasis.
Product is supplied in amber PET bottles with tamper evident screw tops.
250ml, 500ml, 1000ml