Have you heard about the alternative health benefits of Lapacho tea?
What about graviola, rodent tuber, aloe vera and turmeric?
Let’s find out more about them and how they might benefit us!
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We can probably agree that standard allopathic medicines and Western treatment processes are neither cheap nor very effective in treating disease. Also, the condition takes a long time to be treated even when diagnosed in the initial stages. However, many people have relied on herbal medicines for treating disease since ancient times.
A lot of herbalists and naturopaths stress on the power of herbal medicines to treat disease from the root. Read on to find out about some of the major ones of these in disease treatment.
Lapacho Tea Benefits
It has been found that herbal tea prepared from Lapacho has major benefits in treating disease. This type of tea is generally made from a single teaspoon of the Lapacho bark taken in a heap.
Patients can hope for improvement if they take Lapacho tea for 3 times every day. It has been seen that Lapacho herbal extract can yield great benefits for patients.
Red Lapacho (Tabebuia impetiginosa or Tabebuia avellanedae), is a canopy tree native to the Amazonian rainforest and other parts of South America. For many years indigenous people in this region have known about its many health benefits and used the bark to treat various diseases and maladies.
You can make an herbal tea from the bark. What chemical constituents does it contain that are so beneficial? Primarily lapachol and beta-lapachone. One scientific study found that Lapacho tea extract inhibited pancreatic lipase and delayed postprandial triglyceride increase in rats.
You might have also heard it referred to as Pau d’Arco bark tea.
This is another powerful alternative remedy for disease and is sometimes called soursoup.
The medicinal value of this herb has long been recognized by the native residents of the Amazon region. Since the 1940s, researches have been going on to determine the benefits of Graviola. Many universities and medical companies are still trying to explore the hidden potential of this amazing herb for treating disease and various other conditions.
It has been used in Indian Ayuervedic medicine since ancient times. There is constant mention of this herb in Ayurveda, the much revered medical treatise in India.
Applying this herb topically has been found to treat growths, as it contains an effective antioxidant known as curcumin which can slow the growth of diseased cells. You can mix turmeric with water to form a thick paste and apply it over your affected region, washing it off after 15 to 30 minutes.
What is Rodent Tuber?
Rodent Tuber, scientifically known by the name Typhonium flagelliforme, is an herbal plant which boasts of excellent medicinal properties. It is known to treat and check the growth of different kinds of acute conditions. This is actually a type of tuber plant which can grow 25 – 30 cm at the most. It grows only in bushes that are not exposed to the rays of the sun directly.
It is known as one of the best herbal medicines for skin disease. Regular application of this herb is known to help improve the quality of skin and acts as a natural sunscreen.
Aloe vera protects the skin from the dangerous ultraviolet rays of the sun which can have a damaging effect on the skin tissues. It can also cease the growth of disease by boosting the production and activities of some of the chemicals of the body.
Other than being useful for disease prevention, it can also act as a moisturizer, lighten ugly stretch marks, act as a moisturizer and treat sunburn and acne. It can rejuvenate and hydrate the skin; hence it is used as face packs.