I think chaparral is stronger than bloodroot; but internal and external. I have used it in the past. It is the main component of cansema products. As a paste, it is used like bloodroot for skin cancer.
About Chaparral: Chaparral is an ancient medicinal plant used by southern Native American tribes. Larrea tridentata grows in the desert regions of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Chaparral is a thorny evergreen shrub that has tiny yellow blossoms which turn into white fuzzy seed pods. This shrub, also called the Creosote Bush due to the odor that it expels, grows up to 6 feet tall and 8 feet wide. The leaves and flowers are used for medicinal purposes.
Historical Actions and Uses of Chaparral:
- Cold sores
- Gum disease
- Indigestion and heartburn
- Intestinal cramps
- Prolapsed uterus
- Prostate Problems
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Tooth decay
- Urinary infections
- Venereal infections
- Aids virus
- Wound healing
How Chaparral is used and how it Works:
Chaparral has lignan, nordihydroguaiaretic acid (NDGA),which is a strong anti-inflammatory. The Chaparral herb also contains antioxidant flavonoids.
- Chaparral lotion as topical treatment for rashes, sores, and wounds.
- Chaparral poultice for respiratory problems
- Chaparral decoction to treat stomach troubles
- Chaparral twigs for toothache
- Chaparral wash/spa/bath to/for detoxify, skin problems, skin parasites
- Chaparral tea for allergies, cramping, joint pain, parasites
- Jason winters tea (but it’s not in there anymore because the FDA made him take it out)
Parts of the Chaparral plant used: Flowers, leaves, and stems
Properties of Chaparral: Antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, anti-amoeba, anti-oxidant, anti-tumor, cancer treatment
Chemical Constituents of Chaparral: 12% resin and nordihydroguaiaretic acid