Lapacho (Pau d'Arco)
Aktualisiert: Feb 10
Lapacho has been used traditionally to fight many diseases & ailments by native people in South America & the tree has been called "The Pharmacy of the Incas"
It is steeped as a tea & consumed like a tea.
There's a lot of information available about the Lapacho tea & about its health benefits.
Here's a quick overview from Dr. Axe: (1*)
If you are interested in more details about Lapacho, then there's a wonderful online article about Lapacho by Dr. Mowry, who is the Director of the Mountainwest Institute of Herbal Sciences, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
This online article can be found on a page of Southern Botanicals - Herbal & Nutrition & it is titled: "Purple Lapacho: Ancient Herb, Modern Miracle" (2*)
Lapacho as a tea is rich in essential vitamins & minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, boron, barium & iodine. The flavor is also very pleasant mild taste, a bit woodsy with hints of vanilla & almond.
A recent article was just released by Health Nut News - "Take this supplement daily for its anti-aging benefits" (3*)
Disclaimer: All medical information in this post is merely information & not advise. If you need medical advice, please consult your doctor or other appropriate medical professional.