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Chaparral is one of the strongest antioxidants and blood purifiers known, used to kill viruses, bacteria, fungus, parasites, cysts, antitumor, and is a key cancer fighter. This hardy plant, comprising over 20 species, cannot only survive the extremes of scorching desert life, but can also live to be well over 10,000 years old. In fact, one of the oldest living plants on earth is a massive chaparral plant in California believed to be over 25,000 years old. Chaparral is also a great anti-inflammatory, and raises vitamin C levels in the adrenal glands. By strengthening the adrenals, inflammatory conditions are reduced in the body. Used for stress, immune function, virus, yeast, bacterial infections, venereal disease, stomach cramps, menstrual cramps, digestive aid, depression, blood sugar stabilized, allergies/asthma. Extremely strong blood purifier and hair growth agent because of high sulfur content.(meaning it smells and tastes bad) The antioxidants in chaparral include flavonoids, and a very powerful antioxidant known as nordihydroguaiaretic acid (NDGA). NDGA is such a strong and effective antioxidant that it was actually used for decades as an antioxidant preservative for oils and foods, with full approval of the USDA. Chaparral is best known for its ability to treat cancer effectively through multiple mechanisms. Since the majority of cancers have a microbial origin, the first mechanism is through the destruction of viruses, bacteria and fungi. Chronic inflammation has also been linked to the formation of cancers, meaning that chaparral’s antiinflammatory properties can inhibit some cancers. Cancers triggered, or aggravated by free radicals and toxins are confronted by Chaparrals antioxidant and cleansing properties. Chaparral’s liver cleansing properties makes it helpful for hormonal induced cancers since the liver is responsible for the breakdown of excess hormones. And finally, chaparral inhibits mitochondrial enzymes responsible for cellular division of cancer cells. Some people mentioned warty cysts flattening out within a week. Chaparral’s ability to kill microbes makes it useful against chlamydia, hepatitis, rheumatoid, infectious arthritis, multiple sclerosis (human herpes virus type 6), ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, type 1 diabetes, pneumonia, bronchitis, herpes and venereal disease. Despite what others may claim, chaparral is one of the strongest antioxidants known, because it’s not limited to the water or lipid portions of the cell. The antioxidants in chaparral work in both parts of the cell. Chaparral is very resinous, and so is not easy to prepare as a tea. Resins and water do not mix, and the resin will separate out and stick to the pan wall when trying to make the tea. Therefore, it’s not recommended to use this herb as a tea. Its better to use the powder mixed with other herbs. The addition of other herbs can increase the effectiveness of each herb. For instance, chaparral combined with red clover blossom increases the anti-tumor activity of both herbs. Combining chaparral with pau d’ arco (lapacho, taheebo, ipe roxo) increases the antiviral, antibacterial, and anti-fungal activities of both herbs. Sulfur compounds in chaparral help to detoxify the body and strengthen the antiviral effects. Be aware this is a strong detoxifier, meaning many toxins could come out of the woodwork, resulting in skin eruptions, bad body odor , nausea etc. It’s good to do enemas and drink lots of water etc while detoxing. Do not consume the plant fresh, it contains super strong resins and alkaloids that are toxic to the liver, but if you let it dry for a couple of months, those alkaloids oxidize away ... so you take the leaves, dry them out a couple months, grind it up in a powder and then put them into capsules or simply mix the powder in water or juice and drink it. Chaparral is also called “Stinkweed” and those who have the powder know why. It has a very distinctive powerful smell and very bitter nasty taste- not very pleasant, so unless you like to tough it with water, it’s advisable to get some big “00” size empty capsules and fill them up with the powder so you won’t taste it. Remember to mix chaparral with Pau D Arco or andrographis or red clover for a more synergystic effect. Do not take if pregnant. Experiment with dosage, but many people take 5 capsules three times a day on empty stomach 30 minutes before meals for strongest effect.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz
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