Chaparral Herb (aka Creosote Bush)Regular price Sale price $7.00
A traditional remedy used both topically and internally.
The steam inhalation is a wonderful remedy. Prepare as instructed below.
One can bathe with the tea 1-2x/month. Use 1-2 bags (2-4oz) for each full body bath, or use as a fomentation on parts of the body.
Chaparral is safe to use both internally and externally.
Gathered ethically from the Southwestern deserts.
- Scientific Name: Larrea tridentata
- Directions: For steam inhalation place 1/2 cup of herb in 1 qt water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes, covered. Then covering one's head with a towel, place face over the hot tea to inhale the steam. Prepare the same way for wash or bath (make stronger for full body bath), strain and use. For sipping tea, place a small handful of herb in a quart of cool water and let steep overnight. Drink 1/2 cup, 2x/day up to 2 weeks.
- Disclaimer: This herb has traditional folk usage. For generations people have effectively used this plant for healing. None of these statements have been evaluated by the FDA, and there is currently no scientific validation for the mechanism of action of this herb. Please consult with a licensed physician before attempting to treat any serious health concerns.