Chaparral (Larrea tridentate, goverrnadora) has antimicrobial and antibacterial, antitumor and anticancer, and antiulcerogenic and anti-inflammatory properties.
Traditionally, chaparral has been used to kill parasites; address sexually transmitted diseases; treat skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, skin rashes, and bruises; and as an expectorant to treat respiratory issues like colds and bronchitis.
Origin: Mexico, Southwest North America
General commercial dose: One 500 mg capsule
General dosage: One capsule two times daily